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Billy Boy



The rhythm changes to match verse syllables.

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: United States of America – Traditional
  • Key: D Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta ti ti | ti ti (ta) | ta_ ti/ ri | ti ti ti ti | (ta) ti ti | ti ti ta |
  • Pitchesintermediate: ti do re mi fa so la do – structured around the fifth (so) of the major scale
  • Intervalsintermediate: so/do, do\mi, do\so, do\la, so\mi, mi/so, fa\re, re\ti, ti/re
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth, dotted eighth, sixteenth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, fermata, tied notes, vocal slur
  • Key Words: bid, bade, charming, cherry pie, courting, dimple, chin, quick’s (quick as), three, six, seven, twenty-eight, eleven, learning numbers, young, mother, wink, eye, cat

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