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Mary Wore a Red Dress



Descending submediant arpeggio, mi\do\la (Em), vocal slur, and beamed eighth notes.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: USA – Virginia Folk Song
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABAC
  • Rhythmbeginners: | ta ti ti | ti ti ti ti | ta (ta) | ta ta |
  • Pitchesintermediate: so la do re mi so
  • Intervalsintermediate: la/do, mi/so8\mi, so8\re, Mi\Do\La descending submediant arpeggio (Em)
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; vocal slurs, beamed eights, clapping a steady beat, submediant arpeggio
  • Key Words: USA geography: Virginia; colors, clothing, red dress, hat, shoes, red bird

Easily adapts to a children’s game using each student’s name, clothing, hats, and shoes of different colors; where all students clap during the chorus. 

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