Howlin' Wolf - I'm leavin you

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Francisca
  • Created on: 07-04-13 21:31
View mindmap
  • Howlin' Wolf - I'm leavin you
    • Background
      • Rhythm and blues
      • Recorded in  1958
    • Rhythm and metre
      • Quadruple  time, with sung rhythm
      • Typical features...
        • Backbeats
        • Continuous triplets on the piano
        • Semiquavers  in lead guitar results in cross-rhythm
        • Longer note lengths in instrumental
        • Stop time
    • Melody and Word-setting
      • Mainly  syllabic, occasional slurred passages
      • Vocal range an octave - (D    -D)
      • Blue notes
      • Irregular phrase lengths
      • Variation  indicates variation
      • Scat style of singing - nonsense syllables
    • Harmony
      • Twelve bar blues progression throughout - chords I-IV-V
      • Use of 7th and 9th chords
      • Notated G major - frequent blues note gives the impression in G minor
    • Tonality
      • In G
      • No modulation
    • Structure
      • Twelve bar blues
      • Six choruses - strophic
      • Intro, instrumental and coda
    • Resources and Texture
      • Peformed by vocal, harmonica, lead and rhythm guitars, piano, bass and drum
      • Melody-dominated homophony
      • Performance  techniques...
        • Pitch bends
        • Glissando
        • Double/triple stopping in lead guitar
        • Harmonica plays chords of two  and three notes

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Music resources:

See all Music resources »See all resources »