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A la Puerta del Cielo
Song Analysis
Grade Level
2 - 4
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Major
Range
M9
Tone Set
s, t,Drmfsl
Melodic Motive(s)
d.t,.d.d
m.mf.rd.r
s.f.m.r
s.sl.fm.f
Melodic Elements
ti, Tuning
Sequence
Melodic Context
d-t,
Rhythmic Element(s)
half note Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
Partwork
Descant - In source
Form Analysis
AABA'
Form Type
Strophic with refrain
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a

Source
Zanzig, Augustus D. Singing America. Boston, Mass.: C.C. Birchard & Co., 1940. 21. Collected ed by A. Armendariz for the Federal Music Project., 1939.

Informant/Performer


State
New Mexico

Region
Southwest

Origin
Latino/Spanish

Song Type(s)
Lullaby


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Sleep and Waking


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
At the Gate of Heaven

General Comments