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"Weggis Song"
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"Weggis Song," Lyrics, Text Format



Extended range, tonic octave skip and tonic arpeggios,
and an interval of a minor seventh (m7, Ti/La).

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Description
 
  • Grade: Fifth

  • Origin: Switzerland - Folk Song

  • Key: E flat Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: AB - verse/refrain

  • Rhythm: beginners: | ta ta ta ti ti | ta ta ta/a |
    | ta ti ti ta ta | ta ti ti ta/a | ta/a ta/a | ta/a ta ta |

  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi So La Do - extended range

  • Intervals: advanced: So/Do (P4), Re\La/Re (P4), Re\Ti (m3), Ti/La8 (m7), So8\Ti (m6), Do/La8 (m6), Do/Mi\Do (M3), Do/Do8 ascending tonic octave skip, So8\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio (I, Eb)

  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, eighth; verse/refrain, two double barlines, melodic rhythm patterns, interval of a minor seventh (m7), tonic octave skip, tonic arpeggio

  • Key Words: world geography: Switzerland; Lucerne (city in north-central Switzerland), Weggis (municipality in the district of Lucerne); vocal yodel sounds (holdiridia, holdia,), girls, boys, climb, will

  • Recorder: intermediate: playing in F major, introducing high F, melodic rhythm patterns, tonic octave skip, tonic arpeggio

 
 


"Weggis Song"

       
  1. From Lucerne to Weggis on,
Holdiridia, holdia,
Shoes and stocking we have none,
Holdiridia, holdia.
 
    Refrain:  
    Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
 
 
2.
Weggis starts to highest hill,
Holdiridia, holdia,
Boys and girls climb with the will,
Holdiridia, holdia.
 
    Refrain:  
    Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
 
  3. On the lake we all shall go,
Holdiridia, holdia,
See the pretty fish below.
Holdiridia, holdia.


    Refrain:  
    Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
Holdiridia, holdiridia, holdiria.
 
       


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