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Introducing the descending perfect fifth So\Do.



  • Grade: First
  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: E Flat Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABCa
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta/ ta/ | ta/ (ta ti) |
    | ta ti ta ti | ta/a (ti) ti) | ti ti ti ta ti | ta/a/ |
  • Pitches: intermediate: So Ti Do Re Mi Fa So La
  • Intervals: intermediate: So\Do, Re/So, La\Fa, So\Mi, Fa\Re, Mi/So, So\Ti
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rests: quarter, eighth; tempo: with spirit; dynamics: mezzo forte/medium loud; horizontal accent (sing/play the note a little louder, tied notes
  • Key Words: character education, waking up, nimble, jump, bed, first thing, rising-bell


Ding, dong, bell! Nimble little Nell,
She jumps out of bed the very first thing,
As soon as she hears the rising-bell ring.
Ding, dong, bell! Nimble little Nell.


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