America The Beautiful

This is one of the most popular Patriotic American songs. With it you can:

  • Teaching the melodic element 'di' (sharpened 'do').
  • Teach the rhythmic element 'tum ti'.
  • Practise singing an octave ('low re' to 're')
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Kodály Analysis:

America The Beautiful Theme: American Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: E - F Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: r low m low f low s low l low ti low d finalis di r m Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s low m low s low ; s low r low ; r low m low f low s low l low ti low ; ti low s low ; r low r ; r di r ; m l low ; l low r ; r s low m ; m r d ti low d ; r ti low l low s low ; s low d ; s low r d finalis
Prep: , di
MC: , di
Prac: , di


Origin: Lyrics: Katharine Lee Bates, Music: Samuel A. Ward

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