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"A Stormy Sail"
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Introducing the raised (natural) tonic Di, and the raised (sharp) dominate Si in a minor tonality.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Fourth

  • Origin: United Kingdom, Wales - Old Song

  • Key: G minor - pitched in B flat Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: AaBC

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ti ti | ta ti ti |
    | ta (ti) ti | syncopation, | ta ti ti ri | ti/ ri ti ti | syncopation, | ta ti/ ri | syncopation

  • Pitches: advanced: Mi Si La Ti Do Di Re Mi Fa - natural/raised tonic (Di), raised/sharped dominate (Si)

  • Intervals: advanced: Mi/La, Do\La, La\Si, Si\Mi, Mi8\Do/Mi8, Ti/Mi, Re\Di, Re/Fa

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eighth, sixteenth; rest: eighth; pickup beat, syncopation, vocal slurs, raised/natural tonic (Di), raised/sharped dominate (Si), repeating melodic rhythms, tempo: andante (73-77 BPM, walking pace)

  • Key Words: world geography, United Kingdom, Wales, Welsh, stormy, sail, sea, shore, skipper, comrades, widows, wail, perish, angry, ship wreck song

 
 

"A Stormy Sail"

One stormy night a sail put to sea from the shore,
With skipper and his comrades three:
And now the widows wail, the men return no more,
For all have perished in the angry sea.

 

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