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Hush, Little Baby



Singing the major sixth so/mi and the perfect fifth so/re to the melodic rhythm changes of each verse.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: USA – Southern Folk Song
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: AB
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ti ti ta ta | ti ti ti ti ta ti ti | – changes with verses
  • Pitchesbeginners: so do re mi fa
  • Intervalsintermediate: so/mi (m6), re\so (P4), so/re (P4)
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; interval of a fourth, ending a phrase on the 2nd/re, alternating quarter notes and eighth notes to accommodate changing verse syllables
  • Key Words: Southern United States, mocking bird, diamonds, rocking chair, billy goat, looking glass, cart, bull, dog, horse contractions: don’t (do not), papa’s (papa is), mama’s (mama is), won’t (will not), you’ll (you will)

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