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Georgie Porgie



Advanced intervals and the introduction of the raised fifth (si) will challenge for you best readers.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – 16th-century Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABbB
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta ti ta ti | ta ti ta/ |
    | ta ti ta (ti) | ti ti ti ta/ |
  • Pitchesadvanced: ti do re mi fa so si la
  • Intervalsadvanced: mi/so, fa/la, la\re, so\do, do/mi, re/fa, fa\ti, ti/re, la\si, si/sti, so/do, do\mi
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; raised 5th (si), uncommon intervals; 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti’s)
  • Key Words : world geography: England; pudding, pie, kissed, girls, cry, boys, plays

The lyrics to “Georgie Porgie” are thought to refer to the courtier to King James I, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628).

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