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Fw: 4-4 time music

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Larry Cox (L_J_Cox)
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 10:43:12 -0700

>Hi Linda --
>4/4 time means 4 beats to the measure (bar) & a quarter note gets one beat.
>One well-known example: America the Beautiful
>(pick-up note) O
>(1st bar) beautiful for
>(2nd bar) spacious skies, for
>(3rd bar) amber waves of
>(4th bar) grain (rest, rest,) For
>(5th bar) purple mountains'
>(6th bar) majesty a-
>(7th bar) bove the fruited
>(8th bar) plain (rest, rest). A-
>(9th bar) merica, A-
>(10th bar) merica, God
>(11th bar) shed his grace on
>(12th bar) thee (rest, rest) and
>(13th bar) crown thy good with
>(14th bar) brotherhood, from
>(15th bar) sea to shining
>(16th bar) sea (rest, rest, rest)
>Other examples that come to mind:
> I've Been Working on the Railroad
> Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
> O Little Town of Bethlehem
> O Come, All Ye Faithful
> Row, Row, Row Your Boat
> My Old Kentucky Home
> I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
> Sing a Song of Sixpence
> The Itsy Bitsy Spider
> Open Thy Lattice, Love
> Love, O Love, O Careless Love
> the Doxology
> the William Tell Overture (the Lone Ranger's theme song)
> Alloutte
>If you want more, just ask!