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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
Lesson 2, Song 3

Breakfast for the Butterfly

Breakfast for the Butterfly

 

Helpful Suggestions

Sound: This piece includes the pitches C, D, and E in the lower register. You can find the fingerings here.

Clarinet Fingering Chart

Rhythm: Your time signature is four-four time, which means that there are four beats in a measure and the quarter note is equal to one beat.
This song introduces half rests. A half rest is equal to the length of two quarter rests. In this piece, since the quarter note (and quarter rest) is equal to one beat, the half rest is equal to two beats. Make sure to count carefully. To make the half notes two full beats, cut off eat half note right at the beginning of beat three in each measure.
It will help to play along with MetronomeBot's talking metronome in quadruple meter.
This piece consists entirely of half notes and half rests.

MetronomeBot Talking Metronome in Four

Melody: This piece consists of 2, four-measure phrases. Make sure to breathe where it is marked.

 

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