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Carson Cooman It Is I!

Anthems, Children's Music
Keyboard [organ/piano]
Children's Choir, 2-part, Unison
Original Publication
Viva Voce Vol. 1
Suggested Uses(s)

Grade 3-6 Children's Choir (or any age choir) for unison treble voices (with opt. second part) and organ.

  • Text Source: Text from Chapter 9, Homily on the Pasch, Melito of Sardis (d. ca. 180)
  • Vocal Part(s): Unison with optional second part
  • Vocal Range: d-f’
  • Key: D tonic with shifting key center
  • Meter: 4/4
  • Accompanying Instrument: Organ

Anthem Warm-Ups

  • Melodic fragment, m. 8-9 (sol-do-ti-sol)
  • Melodic fragment, m. 29-32

Teaching Points

  • Listening for and understanding shifting key center
  • Executing tempo change, m. 67-68

February 2010 Newsletter

It is I, says the Christ, I who have destroyed Death, and triumphed over the enemy! I have brought you to the heights of heaven. I, your purification, I, your life, I, your resurrection, I, your light, I, your salvation, I, your King!


Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304


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