This arrangement of the classic English nursery rhyme and children’s game is in “Vitamin-C” Major (C what I did there? Ha!) with a brief section in G major. There are opportunities to learn phrasing, fermatas, hand extensions, and octave markings. While it’s under a minute long, it’s engaging and can be a wonderful recital piece for a young (or young-at-heart) student!
Special notes are included that reveal the history of the piece and the original dark lyrics with a surprise ending!
Key: C Major/G Major
Mood: joyous, festive
Pedagogy: fermatas, hand extensions, octave markings