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Intermediate syncopation with two part harmony (3rds).

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  • Grade: Fifth

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: D Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABA, refrain/verse/refrain

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

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: Mi/So (m3), So\Mi (m3), Do/La8 (M6), La8/Do8 (m3), Do8\La8 (m3), So/Do8 (P4), Do/Mi (M3), Mi\Do (M3), Do\La (m3)

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth, sixteenth; D.S. al Fine, Fine, two double barlines, syncopation, singing in parts, harmony in thirds, refrain/verse/refrain

  • Key Words: USA history, African American Spiritual, African American history, Bible story, "Noah and the Ark", sacred, dove, mourned, window, olive leaf, brought

  • Recorder: intermediate: introducing F above high C, syncopation, six measures in two part harmony (3rds)

 
 


"Open the Window, Noah"

           
      Refrain    
   
Open the window, Noah,
Open the window, Noah,
Open the window, Noah,
Let the dove come out.
   
    1. The little dove flew in the window and mourned,
Open the window, Let the dove come in.
The little dove flew in the window and mourned,
Open the window, Let the dove come in.
   
      Refrain    
   
2.
The little dove brought back the olive leaf,
Open the window, Let the dove come in.
The little dove brought back the olive leaf,
Open the window, Let the dove come in.
   
      Refrain    
           

 

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