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"Try, Try Again" Lyrics, Text Format

Advanced intervals, ascending and descending tonic arpeggios, and challenging rhythmic patterns will make this musically rewarding, as well as character building.



  • Grade: Second
  • Origin: USA – Traditional
  • Key: B flat Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: rhythm: AABA – pitches: ABCD
  • Rhythm: advanced: | ti ti ti ti | ti ti ta | ta ti/ ri |
    | ta/a | ti ti ti ti ri |
  • Pitches: advanced: Do Mi So La Ti Do Re Mi Fa
  • Intervals: advanced: Do\So\Mi\Do descending tonic arpeggio, Do/Mi/So/Do ascending tonic arpeggio, Do\So, So/Fa, Re\So, So/Mi, La/Do, Fa\So, So/Mi
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, quarter, dotted eighth, eighth, sixteenth, vocal slur
  • Key Words: character education, lesson, first, succeed, courage, shall, appear, persevere, conquer, fear, hero, heroic; contraction: ’tis (it is), don’t (do not)

“Try, Try Again”

‘Tis a lesson you should learn,
Try, try again;
If at first you don’t succeed,
Try, try again;
Then your courage shall appear,
For if you will persevere,
You will conquer, never fear,
Try, try again.

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