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"Higgledy, Piggledy, My Black Hen" Lyrics, Text Format

Syncopation on 6/8, feeing duple meter in 6/8.

 

Description

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABBA
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta/ | syncopation, | ta ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta (ti) | syncopation
  • Pitches: intermediate: Ti Do Re Mi Fa So La
  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi/So, Fa\Re, So\Mi, La\Mi
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; vocal slur, 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
  • Key Words: world geography: England; black, hen, laying eggs, farming, gentlemen, nine, ten, non-sense words

“Higgledy, Piggledy, My Black Hen” 

Higgledy, piggledy, my black hen,
She lays eggs for gentlemen.
Sometimes nine and sometimes ten,
Higgledy, piggledy, my black hen.

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