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"Train is A-Comin'"
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Introducing 2/2 time and an uncommon interval La\Mi.

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Description
 
  • Grade: First

  • Origin: USA - Spiritual

  • Key: D Major

  • Time: 2/2

  • Form: ABCA

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

  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Do Re Mi So La - pentatonic scale

  • Intervals: intermediate: Do/Mi\Do, Do\So, La/Do, Do/So, So/Do, Do8\La, La\Mi, Mi/So, Do\La

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pentatonic scale

  • Key Words: African American History, underground railroad, Martin Luther King birthday/holiday, American history, abbreviation: comin' (coming)

 


"Train is A-Comin'"

           
   
1.
Train is a-comin', oh yes,
Train is a-comin', oh yes,
Train is a-comin',
Train is a-comin',
Train is a-comin', oh yes.
   
           
   
2.
Better get you ticket, Oh yes,
Better get you ticket, Oh yes,
Better get you ticket,
Better get you ticket,
Better get you ticket, Oh yes.
   
           

 

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