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Streets of Laredo


Intervals sung in two parts; melody/descant.


Intervals sung in two parts; melody/descant.

  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA – Cowboy Ballad
  • Key: D Major
  • Time: 3/4
  • Form: song: ABAC – descant: ABAC
  • Rhythmbeginners: | ta/ ti ta | ta ta ta | ta/a ta | ta/a/a | ta/a (ta) |
  • Pitchesintermediatesong: so ti do re mi fa so
    descant: mi fa so la Tt do
  • Intervals: intermediatesong: ti\so (M3), so/do (P4), mi\ti (P4), ti/re (m3); descant: so\mi (m3), la/do8 (m3)
  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, dotted quarter, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, vocal slur, descant: singing in 2 parts
  • Key Words: USA – history, cowboy life; USA geography: Laredo, Texas; ballad, spied, wrapped, linen, outfit, shot, chest, die, fife, drum, sod, slowly, spurs, saddle, dashing, card-house, bunk-house, dying, dead march, valley, jolly, coffin, maidens, pall, bunches, deaden, clods, rope, rattle, whoop, grave, wrong, parched lips, departed, round up, bitterly, wept, comrade, handsome, although: contraction: I’m (I am): abbreviation: o’er (over)
  • Recorder: intermediate: introducing high F, B flat, melody and descant (2 parts)

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