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"Down at the Station" Lyrics, Text Format

Dotted eight syncopation, tonic arpeggio, and, a major sixth.



  • Grade: Second
  • Origin: USA – Traditional
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABAC
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ti/ ri | syncopation,
    | ta ta | ti/ ri ti/ ri | syncopation, | ta/a |
  • Pitches: beginners: So Do Re Mi Fa So
  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do\So descending tonic arpeggio, So/Mi (M6), So\Mi, Mi\Do, Do/So,
    So8\Re/So8, So8\Do
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, dotted eighth, sixteenth; syncopation, tonic arpeggio, minor sixth (So/Mi)
  • Key Words: railroad, train station, train engine, puffer bellies, coal engine, morning, engine driver, chug, woo

“Down at the Station”

Down at the station, early in the morning,
See the little puffer bellies all in a row.
See the engine driver pull the little handle.
Chug! Chug! Woo! Woo! Off they go.

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