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Georgie Porgie" Lyrics Text Format

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  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – 16th-century Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABbB
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ti ta ti | ta ti ta/ |
    | ta ti ta (ti) | ti ti ti ta/ |
  • Pitches: advanced: Ti Do Re Mi Fa So Si La
  • Intervals: advanced: Mi/So, Fa/La, La\Re, So\Do, Do/Mi, Re/Fa, Fa\Ti, Ti/Re, La\Si, Si/Ti, So/Do, Do\Mi
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; raised 5th (Si), uncommon intervals; 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti’s)
  • Key Words : world geography: England; pudding, pie, kissed, girls, cry, boys, plays

The lyrics to “Georgie Porgie” are thought to refer to the courtier to King James I, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628).

“Georgie Porgie” 

Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry;
When the boys came out to play,
Georgie Porgie ran away.

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