Fruit Bending Down


(Helen Hunt Jackson, 1831-1885)

The goldenrod is yellow;
The corn is turning brown;
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.

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  • Original song with chords, Lesson ideas for Melody (High/Low, BAG, Minor), Rhythm (Steady beat), Form (ABC), Two countermelodies – one is a Recorder countermelody – notes: B,A,G, Orff arrangement, Sign language suggestions (PDF)
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