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"Hippety Hop"


"Hippety Hop"
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"Hippety Hop" Lyrics, Text Format

Practicing syncopation in 6/8 and feeling duple meter in 6/8.

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  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA - Traditional

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: ABCB

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ti ti | ta ti ta ti | syncopation, | ta/ ta/ |

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi Fa So La

  • Intervals: intermediate: So\Do, Mi\Do, La\Re, Re/Fa

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, eighth, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note (3 ti's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8

  • Key Words: dance tune, barber shop, candy - in the early days of barber shops they also sold candy


"Hippety Hop"

Hippety hop to the barber shop,
To buy a stick of candy,
One for you and one for me,
And one for sister Mandy.


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