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Common and tricky syncopation while practicing the descending intervals La\Do and Do\La.

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  • Grade: Second

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABAC

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ta ta ta | ti ta ti ta/a | syncopation, | ti ta ti ta ta | syncopation, |
    | ti ri ti ti/ ri ta ta | syncopation | ta/a/a ta |

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: La\Do, Do\La, So/So ascending dominate octave skip, La/Re

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; pickup beat, syncopation

  • Key Words: sacred, world geography, religious history, African American History, spiritual, Zion, children, mother, father, marching, along, about, welcome; possessive: Zion's

 
 


"Zion's Children"

           
    1. Old Zion's children marching along,
Marching along, marching along.
Old Zion's children marching along,
Talking about a welcome day.
   
   
2.
I called my mother marching along,
Marching along, marching along.
I called my mother marching along,
Talking about a welcome day.
   
    3. I called my father marching along,
Marching along, marching along.
I called my father marching along,
Talking about a welcome day.
   
           

 

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