Blin' Man Stood On De Way An' Cried

  • This is a beautiful African American Spiritual in la pentatonic scale.
  • Great for acquainting students with minor tonality.
  • Fantastic for working with the minor chord 'l,-d-m'. This chord is used in both ascending and descending patterns.
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Kodály Analysis:

Blin' Man Stood On De Way An' Cried Theme: Spiritual Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: la Pentatonic CSP: C - D Age: Upper Primary - Middle Secondary
Tones: l low finalis d r m s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: l low d m ; m r m ; m l low finalis ; l low m ; m s l ; l s m ; m l ; s m d l low


Origin: African American

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