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Train, The



Introducing the ascending and descending tonic octave skip.

  • Grade: First
  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: D Major
  • Time: 6/8
  • Form: AaBB
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti | ti ti ti ta ti | ti ti ti ta/ |
    | ta/ ti ti ti | ta/_a (ti) | ta/_a ti | (_=tie)
  • Pitches: intermediate: ti do re mi fa so la do
  • Intervalsadvanced: la/do\la, so\mi/so, fa\re, re\ti, do/do (ascending dominate octave skip), do\do (descending dominate octave skip)
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth, repeat signs, tied notes, multiple endings, tempo: allegro moderato/moderately fast (98-120 BPM)
  • Key Words: playing a train, railroad, train sounds: whoo-woo, choo-choo, clickety clack; wheels, track, all aboard, rattle, spin, train station, spin, haste, zum

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