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Simple Simon



Minor key signature: the home pitch is the submediant (6th, la) of the major scale.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England, Nursery Rhyme – 1764
  • Key: E minor (pitched in G Major)
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmadvanced: |ti/ ri ti ti | ta/ ti | ta (ta) |
  • Pitchesintermediate: mi la ti do re mi fa – extended range
  • Intervalsintermediate: mi\do, do\la, la\mi, fa\re
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, dotted eighth, sixteenth; rest: quarter: minor mode, begins in the relative major
  • Key Words: world geography: England; paying for food, pie-man, fair, ware, penny, fishing, whale, pail, plums, thistle, pricked, whistle

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