• MUSIC NOTES, INC. | 404-790-1110

Army Goes Rolling Along, The


Advanced rhythms with syncopation in 2/2 (cut) time.


Advanced rhythms with syncopation in 2/2 (cut) time.

  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: England/USA – music: Edmond L. Gruber – words: Sam Stept, adapted by: John Philip Sousa (1917)
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 2/2 – cut time
  • Form: AB
  • Rhythmadvanced: | ta ti ti | ti/ ri ti ti | ti ta ti | syncopation, | ta/a_|_/ (ti) ti ti | ti ti ti ti | ta/a_|_a ti ti | (_=tie)
  • Pitchesintermediate: do re mi fa so la ti do re
  • Intervals: intermediate: so\mi/so (7 times, m3), fa\re (m3), re/so (P4), so/do (P4), do\so (P4), do\la (m3),la/re (P4)re8\so (P5)
  • Musical Elements: notes: whole, half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, tied notes, two double barlines, syncopation, reading cut time
  • Key Words: USA Army, USA military song, patriotic song, fight for the right, build, nation, might, proud, battle, won, hi hi hay, count, cadence, loud, strong, always; contraction: it’s (it is), where’er (where ever),

The official song of the United States Army; also known as “The Army Song.” (chorus/refrain) Tune originates from World War One: “The Caissons Go Rolling Along.”

Selecting All Formats includes:

Individual Song Formats; music, beats, rhythm, pitch numbers, solfeggio, letter names, text
Scrolling Song Formats
Song Description: grade, origin, key, time, form, difficulty levels for rhythm, pitches, intervals; musical elements, key words, song lyrics
MP3 audio of melody (accompaniment where available)

Additional information


, , , , , , ,