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"Page's Train"


"Page's Train"
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"Page's Train" Lyrics, Text Format

Adding the interval Mi\Do (M3) to the beginning Orff interval
So\Mi (m3). Syncopated second verse is quite challenging!

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  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA, North Carolina - Folk Song

  • Key: D Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: AABC

  • Rhythm: beginners: 1st verse: | ta ta ta/a |
    | ta ta ti ti ti ti | ta ta ta ta/a | advanced: 2nd verse:
    | ta ti ti ti ta/ | syncopation

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi So La - expanding from the beginning Orff interval

  • Intervals: beginners: Mi/So, So\Mi, Mi\Do

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; vocal slur, syncopation

  • Key Words: USA geography: North Carolina; train, run, fast, slow, mule, hoe, farming

  • Keyboard: beginners: four finger exercise for the right, left, and two hands together


"Page's Train"

Page's train, runs so fast,
Can't see nothing but the window glass.

Page's mule, goes so slow,
Always another row to hoe.


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