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"Viva L'Amour"
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"Viva L'Amour," Lyrics, Text Format



"Viva L'Amour," Lyrics, Text Format



Beginners syncopation, extended range, two part harmony
(6th's and 3rd's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8.

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Description
 
  • Grade: Fifth

  • Origin: German/English 1818 - USA - 1844
    ( F. D, Benteen - Baltimore, Maryland)

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 6/8

  • Form: AB - verse/refrain

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

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

  • Intervals: intermediate: So/Do (P4), La\Fa (M3), Re\Ti (M3), Mi/So (m3), Do/Mi8 (M3), Fa8\Re (m3), Mi8\Do (M3)

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, eighth; pickup beat, syncopation, verse/refrain, tied notes, two part harmony: major and minor sixths, major and minor thirds, perfect fourth; singing in parts, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8: where three eights would be a triplet if the beat is represented by a dotted quarter

  • Key Words: world geography: England, Germany (each documented as country of origin, 1818), USA geography: first published in 1844 by F. D, Benteen of Baltimore, Maryland; French: viva l'amour (long live love), viva la compagnie (long live the company: army unit); character education, fellow, success, friend, fellowship, wider, circle, expands, comrades, far away lands, banish troubles, occasion, compel, enliven, heart, military song, scout song, camp song, fellowship song; contractions: we'll (we will), won't (will not); abbreviation: ev'ry (every)

  • Recorder: advanced: introducing high F, syncopation, playing in two parts, two part harmony: major and minor sixths, major and minor thirds, perfect fourth; singing in parts, 6/8 time: eighth note receives one beat, divisions of a dotted quarter note: three eights (3 ti's), feeling duple meter (2) in 6/8: where three eights would be a triplet if the beat is represented by a dotted quarter

 
 


"Viva L'Amour"

           
    1. Let ev'ry good fellow now join in a song,
Viva la compagnie!
Success to each other and pass it along,
Viva la compagnie!
   
      Refrain:    
      Viva la, viva la, viva l'amour,
Viva la, viva la, viva l'amour,
Viva l'amour, viva l'amour,
Viva la compagnie!

   
   
2.
A friend on your left, and a friend on your right,
Viva la compagnie!
In love and good fellowship, let us unite,
Viva la compagnie!
   
      Refrain    
    3. Now wider and wider, our circle expands,
Viva la compagnie!
We'll sing to our comrades, in far away lands,
Viva la compagnie!
   
      Refrain    
    4. With friends all around us, we'll sing out our song,
Viva la compagnie!
We'll banish our troubles, it won't take us long,
Viva la compagnie!
   
      Refrain    
    5. Should time or occasion, compel us to part,
Viva la compagnie!
These days shall forever, enliven our heart,
Viva la compagnie!
   
      Refrain    
           


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