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I’m Going to Georgia


I’m Going to Georgia

Repeated rhythm pattern – ta ta/a ta (quarter-half-quarter) and an ascending tonic arpeggio. 


I’m Going to Georgia

  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA – Folk Song
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: AB
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta/a ta | ta/a/a ta |
  • Pitches: beginners: pentatonic – do re mi so la
  • Intervals: intermediate: ascending tonic arpeggio 
 do/mi/so, do/so (P5), so\re (P4), do/la (M6)
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth, percussion quarter notes; perfect fourth
  • Key Words: US geography: Georgia; heartache, love lost, roam, oft-times, promise, wife, lies, fair ladies, warning, cast, affections, green growing tree, leaves wither, flowers die, fool, fooled, young man; Old English: ye (you)

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