Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen

This African American Spiritual is great for:

  • Singing in do pentatony.
  • Practising slow tempi OR rubato! (E.g. 'Sometimes I'm up' - speed up; 'Sometimes I'm down' - slow down.)
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Kodály Analysis:

Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen Theme: Spiritual Games:
Partner: Form: Verse & Chorus Song Type:
Scale: do Pentatonic CSP: A Age: Upper Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: m s low ; s low l low d r m ; d l low s low ; s m r ; m d ; d m s ; s m ; s m r d finalis


Origin: African American Spiritual

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