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3rd Recorder Song – “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring”



Third beginning recorder song.

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: American, US Traditional
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: Aa (matches the diminution, larger to smaller note values)
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta ti ti ta ti ti | ta ti ti ta |
    | ti ti ti ti ri ti ti ti ti ri | ti ri ti ti ti ri ta ti |
  • Pitchesbeginners: Mi So La
  • Intervalsbeginners: So\Mi, Mi/La, Mi/So
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth, sixteenth; pickup beat, diminution: the motif’s note values are shortened
  • Key Words: nursery rhyme, raining, pouring, snoring, bumped, morning, contraction: couldn’t (could not)
  • Recorderbeginners: one of the color coded Beginning Recorder Tunes
  • Keyboardbeginners: excellent three finger exercise for left, right and two hands together

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