'Electric Counterpoint' - Reich

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  • Created on: 02-02-16 10:28
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  • Electric Counterpoint - Reich
    • Melody
      • Resultant melodies
      • Repetition
      • 3rd Guitar uses additive melody
    • Tempo
      • Tempo changes from 3/2 to 12/8 to 3/2
      • The tempo changes are constant
    • Texture
      • Repeated short motifs
      • Panning
      • Multi-tracks cause multi-layering
      • Polyphonic
    • Dynamics
      • Very little dynamics are printed
      • Dynamics are achieved by the layering of the guitars
    • Harmony
      • Bass guitars show the piece is in E minor
      • Finishes with an E5 chord
      • Aeolian Mode
      • Diatonic
      • Tonal ambiguity
      • Changes to C Minor in the 2nd section
    • Rhythm
      • Minimalism
      • Displaced
      • Phase shifted
      • Interviewing rhythms
      • Layered ostinati
    • Structure
      • The 2 main sections are divided into smaller sections
        • The smaller sections are heard in a change of texture or key
      • Divided into 2 main sections with a Coda
    • Instrumen-tation
      • Guitars are recorded and played in canon (one after the other)
      • 10 Guitars
        • 7 Electric
        • 1 Live Electric
        • 2 Bass

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