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Sweet Potatoes with countermelody


Sweet Potatoes with countermelody

With countermelody, syncopated rhythms, and a descending tonic octave skip.



Sweet Potatoes with countermelody

  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA, Louisiana, Creole Folk Song
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABAC
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta/ ti ta ta | (ta) ti ti ta ta | ta ti ti ta ta | ta/a (ta/a) |
  • Pitches: beginners: so do re mi fa so
  • Intervals: intermediate: so\re, re/fa, mi\do, do\so, so\so descending dominant octave skip, so/do
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, dotted quarter, eighth; rests: quarter, eight; syncopation, silent first beat, dominant octave skip, countermelody, singing two parts
  • Key Words: USA geography: Louisiana; Creole, dinner before bedtime, cook, mamma, pillow, sleep, sweet potatoes, supper, heads, pillow, smart, touch, bed

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