Developing the independent voice.
Skipping to the steady beat.
- Grade: Second
- Origin: USA – Western Play Song
- Key: F Major
- Time: 4/4
- Form: verse: AaAB – refrain: AaAB – song: AB (verse/refrain)
- Rhythm: beginners: | ta ti ti ti ti ta | ta ta ta/a |
| ta ti ti ta ta | ta/a ta/a | ta ti ti ta/a |
- Pitches: intermediate: Ti Do Re Mi Fa So
- Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do, Do/Mi, Mi/So, So\Re, Re\Ti, Ti/Re, Re/Fa
- Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; verse/refrain
- Key Words: United States geography, Western United States, Texas, play song, dance song, playground song, early square dance song, buttermilk, flies, partner, cream, jar, prettier, another, Texas, two by two, jay bird, off to; contractions: what’ll (what will), I’ll (I will), bird’ll (bird will), cat’s (cat is), can’t (cannot); abbreviation: darlin’ (darling)
- Keyboard: intermediate: upper grades, five finger exercise; right, left, and two hands together
“Skip to My Lou”
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