Introducing the raised/natural supertonic (2, Ri, D# on recorder, with the popular chorus from a turn of the century song.
- Grade: Fifth
- Origin: USA – words: William Dillion – music: Harry Von Tilzer (1911)
- Key: A Flat Major
- Time: 2/4
- Form: through composed
- Rhythm: beginners: | ta/a | ti ti ta | ti ti ti ti |
| ta ta | ta/ ti | syncopation
- Pitches: intermediate: Mi Fa So La Ti Do Re Ri Mi – raised/natural supertonic (2, Ri)
- Intervals: intermediate: So\Mi (m3), So/Do (P4), Do\La (m3), Do/La (m3), Do\So (P4), La/Re (P4), Re/Ri (m2), Ri/Mi8 (m2), Ti\So (M3)
- Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rests: quarter, eighth; stepping up chromatically Re/Ri/Mi (Bb/B/C), tied notes, natural sign
- Key Words: Mother’s day, turn of the century popular song, 2nd most popular song in 1911, married, pearl, old fashioned, heart, true, nobody else
- Recorder: intermediate: introducing D#
A popular barbershop quarter selection best know for the chorus represented here.
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