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"Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep" Lyrics, Text Format



Introducing the raised second Ri, D#.

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: 18th Century English Lullaby

  • Key: C Major

  • Time: 3/4

  • Form: ABAC

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta/a ta | ta/a ti ti | ta ta ta |

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do, Do/Fa, Do/La, La/Do, Do\So, So\Mi, Mi/La, Do/Mi

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, tempo: moderately; sharped second (Ri,D#)

  • Key Words: sacred, children's prayer, children's lullaby, Lord, sleep, die, pray, wake, soul

  • Recorder: advanced: introducing D#

 
 


"Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep"

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
If I die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.

 

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