Koko - Yiri

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  • Koko- Yiri
    • Structure
      • There are 4 choruses
        • B1
        • A2
        • A3
        • A1
      • Coda
      • Call & Responce
    • Intrumentation
      • Aerophones (blown)Flute
      • Djembe
      • Dundun
      • Membranophones (drums)
      • Donno (talking drum)
      • Balaphones (xylophones)
      • Idiophones (resonant, solid instruments)
      • Maracas & shakers & Bell
    • Melody
      • Opening solo balaphone = high pitched
        • Uses rolls
      • syncopated when the second balaphone enters
      • Vocal Melody
        • Short
        • Repetative
        • Simple
      • long +short notes on ‘Yiri’
      • Contrasting melody in Call and response
    • Harmony
      • Harmony stays close to G flat major
      • Choral = unison
    • Tonality
      • Tonic = G flat major
    • Rhythm
      • 4/4
        • although there are a number of bars with 3 or 6 beats too
      • Passed down through oral tradition
      • Polyrhythmic
      • Cross rhythms in call and responce
      • Syncopation in coda
    • Tempo
      • Starts with free tempo
        • Turns to moderate tempo
    • Dynamics
      • Start with soft dynamics
      • Dynamics increase with texture

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