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"My Lord, What a Mornin'," Lyrics, Text Format



Advanced syncopation, dynamics: mp, mf,
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Description
 
  • Grade: Fifth

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABA - chorus/verse/chorus

  • Rhythm: advanced: | ta/a/a ti ti | ta ta/a ta |
    | ta ta (ti) ta ti | ta ta/a ti ti | ta/ ti ta ta | syncopation, | ta/ ti ti ta/ | ta ta ta ta | ta/a/a/a |
    | ti ti ti ti ta ta | ta/a ta/ ti | syncopation

  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi Fa So La

  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi\Do (M3), Do/So (P5), So\Mi (m3), Mi/So (m3), So\Re (P4), Re/La (P5), Fa\Re (m3), Do/Fa (P4), Do/Mi/So/La ascending tonic arpeggio w/sixth (I6, F6)

  • Musical Elements: notes: whole, dotted half, half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: eighth; pickup beat, repeat signs, D.S. al Fine, Fine, vocal slur, two double barlines, dynamics: mezzo piano/medium soft, mezzo forte/medium loud, multiple endings, ending a phrase on the supertonic (2, Re), tonic arpeggio with sixth (I6)

  • Key Words: USA history, African American history, sacred, Lord, Jesus, Christians, trumpet sound, wake, nations, underground, glory, shining, shout, stars; contraction: you'll (you will), there's (there is); abbreviation: 'cause (because), mornin' (morning); possessive: Lord's

  • Recorder: intermediate: excellent lower register practice

 
 


"My Lord, What a Mornin'"

           
      Chorus:    
   
My Lord, what a mornin',
My Lord, what a mornin',
My Lord, what a mornin',
When the stars begin to fall.
   
    1. You'll hear the trumpet sound,
To wake all nations underground,
Look in my Lord's right hand,
When the stars begin to fall.
   
      Chorus    
   
2.
You'll see my Jesus come,
His glory shining like the sun,
Look in my Lord's right hand,
When the stars begin to fall.
   
      Chorus    
    3. You'll hear all Christian's shout,
'Cause there's a new day come about,
Look in my Lord's right hand,
When the stars begin to fall.
   
      Chorus    
           


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