Holiday Musicianship

It’s always a good idea to be keeping up your musicianship, and the holidays are no excuse for slacking off. The following may be helpful.

Octaves roasting on an open fire
Major sixths nipping at your nose
Major seconds being sung by a choir
Chromatic alterations of the scale
Diatonic scale
A turkey and some mistletoe
Major sixths make the season bright
Major seconds with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight
There’s minor sevenths on their way
They’ve loaded lots of minor seconds on their sleigh
And every minor sixth will want to spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly
And octaves offering this simple phrase
To major sixths one to ninety-two
Although its been said many times, many ways
Meet the Flintstones
To you.

-with thanks to Davy Rakowski, via Hayes Biggs, and with apologies to Mel Tormé