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Can’t Dance Josey



Practicing sixteenth divisions, extended pentatonic scale, adding dance movements to known rhythms.


  • Grade: First
  • Origin: USA – Traditional
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABAC
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ri ti ri ti ti | ti ti ti ti | ti ti ta |
  • Pitchesintermediate: so la do re mi so la – extended pentatonic scale
  • Intervals: intermediate: do/mi, mi/so8, so\do, do\la, so/do
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth, sixteenth; repeated melodic rhythm patterns, stepping down from the submediant to the tonic (la-do), adding dance movements to music
  • Key Words: USA history, play-ground song, play song, chicken, fence post, dance, choose, partner, chew, gum, shoestring, broke, mule, while; contraction: shoestring’s (shoestring is)

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