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Caterpillar, The



Descending tonic octave skip in a very slow tune.

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: United States of America – Emilie Poulsson,
    Eleanor Smith
  • Key: E Flat Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta ta ta ta | ta ti ti ta ta |
    | ta/a/a (ta) | ta/a/a/a |
  • Pitchesintermediate: do re mi fa so la do
  • Intervalsintermediate: mi/so, so\re, do/fa, mi/la, so/do, do\do (ascending octave skip)
  • Musical Elements: notes: whole, dotted half, quarter, eighth; rests: quarter; tempo: quietly; dynamics: piano/soft, pianissimo/very soft, forte/loud, crescendo, decrescendo; repeat sign
  • Key Words: roly-poly, caterpillar, spun, blanket, slept, wakening, by and by, beauty, butterfly, animal science

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