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Softly, Softly Blows the Wind



Adding the 4th (fa) to the pentatonic scale while introducing the quarter followed by an eighth pattern in 6/8 time.

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: USA – Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: ABaC – (question/answer)
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta ti ta ti | ta/_ti (ti ti) | (_=tie)
  • Pitches: intermediate: do re mi fa so la – adding fa to the pentatonic scale
  • Intervals: intermediate: so\mi, mi\do, do/mi, mi/so, ascending tonic arpeggio do/mi/so, fa\re
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; repeat signs, dynamics: piano/soft, crescendo, decrescendo; tempo: andante cantabile/singing walk
  • Key Words: earth science, wind, blows, gently rocks, nest, downy, birds, while, softly, sings, rocking nest, joy, wings

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