Serial Alphabet Song

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An adaptation of a traditional alphabet song to a 31-tone tone-row. This is traditionally sung in A.

Lyric Pitch class Interval from prev. shortspeak pitch shortspeak interval
A 0 (-10) prsu (-jadi)
B 6 +6 goto +goto
C 19 +13 prfi +prfo
D 23 +4 jaxa +nuto
E 28 +5 javu +jato
F 29 +1 govu +prsu
G 12 -17 lefo -lefi
H 5 -7 jato -ledi
I 14 +9 gofo +nuto
J 27 +13 nuvu +prfo
K 7 -20 ledi -lexa
L 15 +8 letr +midi
M 22 +7 nuxa +ledi
N 18 -4 prfi -nuto
O 11 -7 godi -ledi
P 16 +5 gotr +jato
Q 13 -3 prfo -mito
R 3 -10 mito -jadi
S 24 +21 goxa +mixa
T 21 -3 mixa -mito
U 17 -4 lefi -nuto
V 8 -9 midi -nudi
W 9 +1 nudi +prsu
X 1 -8 gosu -midi
Y 4 +3 nuto +mito
& 26 +22 javu +nuxa
Z 2 -24 leto -goxa
Now 30 +28 leco +javu
I 20 -10 lexa -jadi
know 25 +5 levu +jato
my 10 -15 jadi -letr

To repeat, make an elision back into the beginning: "Now I know my A B C D..."

Recordings

q.=61. with A drone in octaves, then with hangover for hearing the intervals, then a chorale (not yet notated).

direct mp3 link

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