Introducing the ascending interval 2nd to 5th, Re/So and two descending tonic arpeggios with repeating pitches.
- Grade: Second
- Origin: England – Folk Song
- Key: F Major
- Time: 4/4
- Form: AAB
- Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta ta ta | ta/a ta/a |
| ta/a/a/a |
- Pitches: intermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi So
- Intervals: intermediate: Re/So, So\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio, So\Mi\Do\So descending tonic arpeggio
- Musical Elements: notes: whole, half, quarter; rest: half
- Key Words: earth sciences, weather, wind directions, North, East, South, West, seasons, beast, neither, clover, corn, clover, best, brings, drifting, snow, jolly, gentle, their, petals, unclose; abbreviation: flow’rs (flowers); contraction: it’s (it is); conjunction: nor
|1.||When the wind is in the East,
It’s neither good for man nor beast,
It’s neither good for man nor beast.
|When the wind is in the West,
The corn and clover grow the best,
The corn and clover grow the best.
|3.||When the jolly North Wind blows,
It brings the cold and drifting snows,
It brings the cold and drifting snows.
|4.||When the gentle South Wind blows,
The flow’rs their petals all unclose,
The flow’rs their petals all unclose.
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