Transliterator: Albert Tsosie

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First Line: Nizhonigo jo-ba’ diits’a
Title: Navajo
English Title: Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
Transliterator: Albert Tsosie
Source: Navajo Hymns of Faith
Language: Navajo
Copyright: Phonetic transliteration © 1992 by Albert Tsosie



NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

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