Christ Was Born in Bethlehem
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
5 - HS
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Mixolydian
Range
P8
Tone Set
Drmfsltad'
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
ta Tuning
Melodic Context
l-ta
Rhythmic Element(s)
tim-ri Tuning
 
 
Original Starting Pitch
F
Partwork
Form Analysis
AA'BA'
Form Type
Strophic
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ta-a
ti
tiri-ti
tim-ri
tai
anacrusis

Source
Kentucky Christmas Old and New. Greenhays Recordings GR70717, 1980. 3. © 1980 Jean Ritchie, Geordie Music Publishing Company

Informant/Performer
Jean Ritchie, Kate Corrigan, Pamela Schall

State
Kentucky

Region
Appalachia

Origin
Anglo-American

Song Type(s)
Carol


Game Types


Sub-Game Types


Sub-Game Types

Figures


Subject(s)
Holiday


Sub Subject
Christmas

Alternate Titles

General Comments
Recording includes harmony on verses 3-5.