All Night All Day

This beautiful Spiritual is great for:

  • Practising the melodic elements 'low la' and 'low so'.
  • Teaching the rhythmic elements 'ti tum' (quaver, dotted crotchet / eighth note, dotted quarter note).
  • Teaching ternary form (written with a 'D.C. al fine')
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Kodály Analysis:

All Night All Day Theme: Spiritual Games:
Partner: Form: Ternary Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: C - D Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Prep: Ternary,
MC: Ternary,
Prac: Ternary, , l low s low


Origin: Spiritual arr. M. McLatchey
Source: 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play Boosey & Hawkes

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