Red River Valley

Common time, beginning syncopation, and tonic arpeggios.

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  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA - Traditional Cowboy Folk Song
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4 - common time (C)
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmbeginners: | ta ti ti ta ti ti | syncopation, | ti ta/ (ta) ti | syncopation, | ta/a (ta) ti ti | syncopation
  • Pitchesintermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi Fa So
  • Intervalsintermediate: So/Do (P4), Do\So (P4), So/Do/Mi - Do/Mi/So ascending tonic arpeggios (I G), Re/So (P4), Fa\La (m6), So/Ti (m3)
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, common time (4/4), syncopation, all verse syllables match original rhythm
  • Key Words: world geography: Red River Valley: Manitoba, Canada; USA geography: North Dakota, Minnesota; USA/Canada history, cowboy love song, cowboy pining song, brightened, a while, hasten, bid me adieu (French), leaving, lonely, fond, breaking, grief, causing, ocean, exchanged, mid; contractions: won't (will not) , you're (you are)
  • Recorderintermediate: two ascending tonic arpeggios, syncopation

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