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There Was An Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe



Introducing the raised 5th (si) in a minor tonality.

  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: England – Nursery Rhyme
  • Key: G minor – pitched in B flat Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABCA
  • Rhythmadvanced: | ti/ ri ta ti ta ti| syncopation, | ta ti ti ta/ ti | ti ri ti ti ti ta/ ti | syncopation, | ti ti ti ti ta | ti/ ri ti ti ti ta ti | syncopation | ti ti ti ti ta (ta) |
  • Pitchesadvanced: mi si la ti do re mi fa – raised dominant (F#, si)
  • Intervalsadvanced: mi/la, la/do, do/mi, mi8\do, do/fa, fa\re, ti\mi, la\si/la
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, dotted eighth, sixteenth, pickup beat, raised 5th (si), minor tonality, raised dominant imitates the feeling of ending in G Major (happy)
  • Key Words: world geography: England; family, raising children, broth, bread, wrapped, soundly, bed, family members, spooky, Halloween, All Hallows Eve, sad songs

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