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Hey Diddle Diddle



Practicing a vocal slur, adding tied notes, and feeling syncopation in 6/8 time.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – 19th-century Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythm:  intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti | ta ti ti ti ti | syncopation, | ta/a/ ti | syncopation, | ta/a/ (ti) |
  • Intervalsintermediate: so\re, re\ti, do/mi, mi\do, Mi\SoSo\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio
  • Pitchesintermediate: so la ti do re mi fa so la
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth;  tied notes (tie = plus sign (+) in math), vocal slur, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti’s), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8 time
  • Key Words: world geography: England; cat, fiddle, cow, jumped, moon, dog, sport, dish, ran spoon, laughed

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