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Black is the Color
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
7 - HS
Tonal Center
la
Scale
Hexatonic
Range
M10
Tone Set
s,L, drm slt'
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
Melodic Context
Rhythmic Element(s)
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
F#
Partwork
Form Analysis
ABB'A'
Form Type
Strophic
Rhythm Set
ti-ti
ta-a
ti
eighth rest
anacrusis
other

Source
Smith, Betty. Songs Traditionally Sung in North Carolina. Folk-Legacy Records FSA 53. A4.

Informant/Performer
Betty Smith, North Carolina

State
North Carolina

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Lyric


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Figures


Subject(s)
Love and Courtship


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles

General Comments