Erie Canal

Advanced syncopation, repeated melodic rhythm patterns, and a natural subdominant (Fi).

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  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA - Thomas S. Allen, 1905
  • Key: F Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: AB - verse/chorus
  • Rhythm: advanced: | ti ta/ ta ta | syncopation, | ti ta/ ta/a | syncopation, | ti ta/ ta ti ti | syncopation, | ti ti ti ta/ ti ti | syncopation, | ti ta/ ti ti ti ti | syncopation, | ti ti ti ta/ ta | syncopation, | ta ta ta ta | ta ti ti ta ta | ta ti ta/ ti ti | syncopation, | ta/a ta/a | ti/ ri ti/ ri ta/a | syncopation, | ta/a ta ti/ ri | syncopation, | ti/ ri ti/ ri ta ti/ ri | syncopation, | ti/ ri ti/ ri ti ta ti | syncopation, | ti/ ri ti/ ri ti/ ri ti/ ri | syncopation,
  • Pitchesintermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi Fa Fi So - natural/raised subdominant (Fi, B) 
  • Intervalsintermediate: Mi\La (P5), La/Do (m3), Do\La (m3), La/Mi (P5), Mi/So8\Mi (m3), Mi\Do/Mi (M3), So/Mi (M6), So\Fi/So (m2), So\Fa (M2), Fa\Re (m3), Re/So8 (P4), Do/Fa (P4)
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; pickup beat, tied notes, syncopation, natural sign, raised subdominant (Fi), fermatas, verse/chorus, repeated melodic rhythm patterns
  • Key Words: USA history, USA geography: New York, Albany, NY, Hudson River, Buffalo, NY, Rome, NY, Erie Canal; mule power to engine power, recalling history of the Erie Canal, mule power, lumbar, coal, hay, barge hauling, inch, town, neighbor, pal, navigated, canal lock, trip, miles; contractions: we've (we have), you've (you have), I've (I have), I'd (I would); abbreviations: ev'ry (every), ev'rybody (everybody), 'bout (about)

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