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Texas Cowboy


Texas Cowboy

Syncopation, rhythm patterns, comparing doted and straight rhythms while practicing the arpeggios; inverted ascending submediant, descending and ascending subdominant.



Texas Cowboy

  • Grade: Fourth
  • Origin: USA – Folk Song
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: ABbC
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti/ ri ti ti
 | ti ta ti | syncopation, | ti ti ti ti | ta (ti) ti |
  • Pitches: beginners: do re mi fa so la do
  • Intervals: intermediate: so\mi (m3), mi\do (M3), do/mi (m3), do/so (P5), ascending inverted submediant mi/so/la/do (m3/M2/m3) CM6, descending subdominant arpeggio do\la\fa (m3\M3) FM, ascending subdominant arpeggio fa/la/do (M3/m3) FM
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; rest: eighth; pickup beat, tied note, all phrases begin with the second half of the second beat, syncopation
  • Key Words: United States geography, Texas, Lone Star State, Montana, Nebraska, Platte, Indian Nation, Native Americans, Rio Grande, roundups, hen-skin bedding, tarpoleon, Monte game, fancy leggins, Mussel Shell, Bad Lands, dogies, tenderfoot, grub, Yellowstone National Park, consumption,

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