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"Ghost of John"
       



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"Ghost of John"
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"Ghost of John" Lyrics, Text Format



Centered around the supertonic (Re) makes
this a perfect tune for the season.


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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: Traditional

  • Key: G Major - the melody is centered around the 2nd pitch (Re)

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABCD

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ta ta ti ti | ta ta ta/a |
    | ta ta_ ti ti ti ti | ta/a/a ti ti | ti ti ti ti ti ti ta |

  • Pitches: intermediate: Do Re Mi Fa So La Do Re

  • Intervals: intermediate: Re/Fa, Fa/La, La/Re, Do\La

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, quarter, eighth; fermata, poco ritardando, singing in parts

  • Key Words: Halloween, ghost, bones, skeleton, scary songs
Round/Canon: Each part begins when the previous part begins the second staff, omitting the fermatas and poco ritardando.


 
 


"Ghost of John"

Have you seen the ghost of John?
Long white bones and the rest all gone,
Ooh, ooh,
Wouldn't it be chilly with no skin on?

 

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