W14 Music 160 Week 1 Lesson 3

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Unformatted text preview: Have
talked
about:

 –  Avoidance
of
explicit
references
to
unwed
 motherhood
 –  Omission
of
references
to
the
ghostly
world
 •  Also
find
localizaAon
of
events

 –  Ex:
“Old
Kimball”
 “Old
Kimball”
 (E‐reserves
Unit
1)
 •  Was
derived
from
a
ballad
about
a
racehorse
 named
Skewball
and
a
race
in
the
BriAsh
Isles
 –  This
ballad
about
Skewball
made
its
way
to
New
 England
and
the
South
 •  Was
also
sung
by
African‐Americans
in
the
South
–
 horse
known
as
Stewball
or
Kimball
 In
“Old
Kimball”:

 •  The
horse’s
name
is
Old
Kimball
 •  Refers
to
a
race
that
occurred
in
Kentucky
on
July
4,
1878
 
 
Verse
1

 
 
Old
Kimball
was
a
gray
nag,
 
 
Old
Nellie
was
a
brown.
 
 
Old
Kimball
beat
Old
Nellie
 
 
On
the
very
first
go‐round.
 
 
Chorus
 
 
And
I
see,

 
 
And
I
see,
 
 
And
I
see
on
the
fourth
day

 
 
Of
July.
 Thinking
about
form
 •  Form
–
way
a
song
is
organized,
structured
 –  Have
different
levels
of
thinking
about
form
 •  Can
think
about
the
overall
song
 •  Can
...
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