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Clefs, Measures, Notes, and Rests

"Clefs, Measures, Notes, and Rests" was written for the Music Class for Young Children that I teach. The purpose of this song is to teach musical terminology and signs to children. The format—or arrangement—of the song is what I call leader/echo. This means that a person who is the leader sings a line, and the children echo both the lyrics and melody the leader sang. This song has been very helpful for teaching children the musical concepts that it covers.
Vocal Range: bb - c2
Arrangement: Leader/echo
Key Of: F
Sheet Music Price $2.00

Clefs, Measures, Notes, and Rests

This is a treble clef. (This is a treble clef.)
Sing up high. (Sing up high.)
This is a bass clef. (This is a bass clef.)
Sing down low. (Sing down low.)
This is a grand staff. (This is a grand staff.)
Play with both hands. (Play with both hands.)
This is a measure. (This is a measure.)
1, 2, 3, 4. (1, 2, 3, 4.)

This is a whole note. (This is a whole note.)
La________. (La________.)
This is a half note. (This is a half note.)
La____, la____. (La____, la____.)
This is a quarter note. (This is a quarter note.)
La__, la__, la__, la__. (La__, la__, la__, la__.)
This is an eighth note. (This is an eighth note.)
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la. (La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.)

This is a whole rest. (This is a whole rest.)
Rest, 2, 3, 4. (Rest, 2, 3, 4.)
This is a half rest. (This is a half rest.)
Rest____, rest____. (Rest____, rest____.)
This is a quarter rest. (This is a quarter rest.)
Rest__, rest__, rest__, rest__. (Rest__, rest__, rest__, rest__.)
This is an eighth rest. (This is an eighth rest.)
Rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest. (Rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest, rest.)

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