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"London's Burning"


"London's Burning"
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"London's Burning" Lyrics, Text Format

Singing in two parts. Introducing the
descending dominate octave So\So.

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  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: England, Traditional Round

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 3/4

  • Form: ABCA

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ta ti ti | ta/a ta |
    | ta/a ti ti |

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Do Re Mi So

  • Intervals: intermediate: So/Do, Do\So, Mi/So, So\So (descending dominant octave)

  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, half, eighth; pickup beat, singing in 2 parts, 2 part round

  • Key Words: world geography: London, England; fire engine, putting out fires, fetch, fireman, civil servant


"London's Burning"

London's burning, London's burning,
Fetch the engines, fetch the engines.
Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!
Pour on water, pour on water.


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