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Adding the sixth, la, to the beginning Orff interval so\mi.

  • Grade: First Grade
  • Origin: Zarian Folk Song
  • Key: A Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABABaBaBcBcB
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ti ti ti ti | ti ta ti | syncopation, | ta/a | ti ti ta | ti ri ti ri ti ti |
  • Pitchesbeginners: mi so la, structured around the fifth pitch (so) of the major scale
  • Intervalsbeginners: la\mi, mi/la, so\mi, mi/so
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth; syncopation, repeat sign, multiple repeats, call and response
  • Key Words: hoe, garden, farming, jugs, pound, yellow, corn, mush, stir, eat, gather, campfire, pots, cooking

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