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Higgledy, Piggledy, My Black Hen



Syncopation on 6/8, feeling duple meter in 6/8.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABBA
  • Rhythm:  intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta/ | syncopation,
    | ta ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta (ti)| syncopation
  • Pitchesintermediate: ti do re mi fa so la
  • Intervalsintermediate: mi/so, fa\re, so\mi, la\mi
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; 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
  • Key Words: world geography: England; black, hen, laying eggs, farming, gentlemen, nine, ten, non-sense words

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