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Over My Head



Cut time, 2/2, counted in 4/4, including tied phrases, for voice, recorder and keyboard.

  • Grade: Second
  • Origin: USA – African American Spiritual
  • Key: G Major
  • Time: 2/2 (cut time counted in 4/4)
  • Form: AAAB
  • Rhythmintermediate: | ta/a/a/a_|_a ti ti ti ti ti ti | ta (ta) (ta) ta | ta/a ta ta |
  • Pitchesbeginners: do re mi
  • Intervals: beginners: do/mi, mi\do
  • Musical Elements: notes: whole, half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, cut time 2/2, tied notes
  • Key Words: sacred, spiritual, African American History Month, head, music, angels, Jesus, God
  • Recorder: beginners: upper grades; excellent practice following the first (1st) Beginning Recorder Song, Long Legged Sailor.
  • Keyboard: beginners: excellent three finger exercise for the left, right, and two hands together.

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