It Is I!

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Instrumental Only?

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!