“Itsy Bitsy Spider”
Introducing 6/8 time with dotted quarter rests.
- Grade: First
- Origin: Traditional Rhyme
- Key: F Major
- Time: 6/8
- Form: ABA’A
- Rhythm: intermediate: |ta ti ta ti | ta/ ta ti |
| ta/ (ta/) | ta/ ta/ |
- Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi Fa So
- Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do, So\Mi, Do\So, So/Do,
- Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rests: dotted quarter: 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti’s), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8: where three eights would be a triplet if the beat is represented by a dotted quarter
- Key Words: spider, water spout, science, fine hand motor movements
The Eency Weency Spider went up the water spout.