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"Stand the Storm"
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"Stand the Storm," Lyrics, Text Format



Syncopation, limited range, intervals at entry level
for grade level and a solo/leader section.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Fifth

  • Origin: USA - African American Spiritual

  • Key: F Major

  • Time: 2/4

  • Form: ABA - refrain/verse/refrain

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

  • Pitches: beginners: Do Re Mi Fa So Ti

  • Intervals: beginners: So\Mi (m3), So/Ti\So (M3), Mi/So (m3), So\Do (P5), Do/Mi (M3)

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth; pickup beat, D.C. al Fine, Fine, two double barlines, syncopation, refrain/verse/refrain, solo section, group section

  • Key Words: USA history; African American history, civil rights movement, sacred, Bible stories: pearly gates, Saint Peter, Kingdom of God; metaphor: storm/struggle, anchor, ocean, ship, bye and bye; contraction: we'll (we will), she's (she is), won't (willl not); abbreviation: goin' (going)

  • Recorder: intermediate: syncopation, lower register practice

 
 


"Stand the Storm"

   
Leader

Group

 
    Refrain  
    O stand the storm, it won't take long,
We'll anchor bye and bye,
Stand the storm, it won't take long,
We'll anchor bye and bye.
 
  1. Our ship is on the ocean,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    Our ship is on the ocean,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    Refrain  
  2. She's making for the kingdom,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    She's making for the kingdom,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    Refrain  
  3. We see the "Pearly Gates,"  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    We see the "Pearly Gates,"  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    Refrain  
  4. We're goin' to meet Saint Peter,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    We're goin' to meet Saint Peter,  
    We'll anchor bye and bye.  
    Refrain  
       


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