God Made Mountains

Composer
Difficulty
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Voicing(s)
Psalm
121
Category
Instrumental Only?
No
Description

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

  • Text Source: Psalm 121
  • Worship Use: Praise
  • Vocal Part(s): Unison Vocal Range: d-e’
  • Key: A major (with modulations) Meter: 3/4 (with one measure of 4/4)

Anthem Warm-Ups

  • Melodic fragment, m. 14-18
  • Phrases in lower vocal register, m. 23-27

Teaching Points

  • Listening for and understanding key modulations
  • Singing fortissimo line with beautiful tone
  • Maintaining consistent tone in lines constructed of ascending fourths and fifths
Audio
Lyrics

I lo,Ok up to the mountains, does my strength come from the mountains? No, my strength comes from YHWH, who made heaven and earth, and mountains.
He won't let you stumble, the Lord your God won't fall asleep. Israel's guardian will never doze nor slumber. God will guard you from every evil; he guards your very life.