Evening Prayer

This beautiful song is suitable for advanced unison singing.

It features:

  • Chromatic notes:
  1. 'fi' (sharpened 'fa')
  2. 'lor' (flattened 'la')
  3. 'ta' (flattened ti)
  • Diminished 5ths
  1. Ascending - 're' to 'lor'
  2. Descending - 'high do' to 'fi'

A melodic range of an 11th, from 'do' to 'high fa'.

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Kodály Analysis:

Evening Prayer Theme: Religious Games:
Partner: Form: Strophic Song Type:
Scale: CSP: A - C Age: Middle Secondary - Upper Secondary
Tones: d r m f fi s lor l ta ti d high finalis r high m high f high Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m s l ; s d high ; d high s m r d ; f m r d ; s f m r ; r lor s ; s lor ta l ; d high ti d high r high d high ; d high f ; s ta r high ; d high fi s ; d high f high m high r high d high finalis
Prac: , fi lor ta

 

Origin: Engelbert Humperdinck, 1892
Source:

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Evening Prayer (do = Bb) This beautiful song is suitable for advanced unison singing.
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Evening Prayer (do = A) This beautiful song is suitable for advanced unison singing.
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