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Awake, My Soul
Song Analysis
Grade Level
7 - HS
Tonal Center
la
Scale
Hexatonic
Range
P8
Tone Set
m, s,L,t,drm
Melodic Motive(s)
d'.r'.t.d'
l.sl.t.t
Melodic Elements
ti, Tuning
Melodic Context

Rhythmic Element(s)
tam-ti Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
A
Partwork
4-part arrangement - .in source
Form Analysis
AABA'
Form Type
Strophic with refrain
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
tam-ti
rest

Source
White, B.F. and E.J. King. The Sacred Harp. Philadelphia: S. C. Collins, 1870. 275

Informant/Performer


State


Region
South

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Hymn


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Holiday


Sub Subject
Christmas

Alternate Titles
Loving-Kindness

General Comments
Also in Ruth Crawford Seeger, American Folk Songs for Christmas. Rhythm and text slightly edited by Seeger. Title in original is "Loving-Kindness".