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Challenge students to sing refrain and verses in two parts together.

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  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: refrain: ABAC - verse: ABAC

  • Rhythm: advanced: | ta/a | ta/ ti | ta ta |
    | ti/ ri ti ti | ti ta/ | ti ti ta |

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: So/Do, Do/Mi, Do\La, La/Do, Do/So, So\Mi, Mi\Do, Re\Ti

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth; refrain/verse, D.C. al Fine (da capo al fine/repeat from beginning to fine) Fine (finish/end), intervals of a third, mastering the intervals Do\La/Do, singing in parts, common ending: Re\Ti/Do

  • Key Words: sacred, African American history month, spiritual, evening prayer, bedtime prayer, Angels, Lord, watching, sleep, lay, wake, pray

Partner song: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot!"

 
 


"All Night, All Day"

           
      Refrain    
     

All night, all day,
Angles watching over me, my Lord.
All night, all day,
Angles watching over me.

   
           
   
1.

Now I lay me down to sleep.
Angels watching over me my Lord.
Pray the Lord my soul to keep,
Angels watching over me.

   
           
      Refrain    
           
   
2.
If I die before I wake.
Angels watching over me my Lord.
Pray the Lord my soul to keep,
Angels watching over me.
   
           
      Refrain    
           

 

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