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"Welcome to Spring" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing poco ritardando and a tempo.




  • Grade: First
  • Origin: Emilie Poulsson, Eleanor Smith
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABA
  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ta ti ti ta ta | ta ta ta/a |
    | ta/a ta ti ti | ta/a/a (ta) | ta ta ta ta | ta ta ta ti ti |
  • Pitches: intermediate: So La Ti Do Re Mi Fa So La
  • Intervals: intermediate: Do\La, So/Do/Mi/So ascending tonic arpeggio, So\Do, Do/Fa, Mi\Do, Do/La, So\Mi, Fa\Re, Re\La
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; tempo: con spirito/with spirit, poco ritardando, a tempo; dynamics: mezzo forte/medium loud, crescendo, decrescendo
  • Key Words: seasons, earth science, weather patterns, Spring, March, April, May, breezy, fair, merry, lovely, time; abbreviations: show’ry (showery), flow’ry (flowery); possessive: Winter’s

“Welcome to Spring”

Welcome the merry time of Spring,
March, April, May.
March so breezy, April show’ry,
Lovely May so fair and flow’ry;
Welcome the merry time of Spring,
Winter’s away.

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