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Syncopation, dotted rhythms, and noting the difference the 4th (fa) makes when sung in the chorus.

  • Grade: Second
  • Origin: USA – Spiritual
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABCD
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ti ti ta ta ti ti | ta ta ta/ ti | ta/a ti ta/ | ta/a/a (ta)| ta ta/a/a | ta/a/a ti ti | ta ta/a/a | ta ta ta ti ti |
  • Pitches: intermediate: so la do re mi fa so
  • Intervals: intermediate: so/do, do/mi/so tonic arpeggio, so\so dominate octave skip
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter, syncopation
  • Key Words: spiritual, sacred, bible stories, African American, Jonah and the Whale, yonder, swallowed

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