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Little Tommy Tinker



Four part round concentrating on the intervals of the tonic triad and introducing the dotted half note.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – Nursery Rhyme – Traditional Round
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ti ti ta ta | ti ti ti ti ta ti ti | ta ti ti ti ti ta | ta/a/a (ta) |
  • Pitchesintermediate: do re mi so do
  • Intervalsintermediate: do/mi, mi/so, do\so, so\mi, so/do – intervals of the tonic triad
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; vocal slur, singing in parts, reinforces descending perfect fourth, do\so, singing in parts, advanced: four part round: each part begins when the previous section begins the second staff/line
  • Key Words: world geography: England; clinker (hot ash or cinder), innocent, cry, sat, little, tinker, poor, guy

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