Release

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  • Release
    • Context
      • Performed by Afro Celt Sound System
        • In remembrance of Joe Bruce- part of ACSS
      • Sinéad O'Connor- singer + lyricist
      • 1999
        • From Album 'Volume 2: Release'
    • Melody
      • Main verses- syllabic
        • Some spoken parts
        • Nonsense lyrics
      • Male has wider vocal range
      • Repetitive
        • short phrases
      • ornaments
        • acciaccatura (fig5)
      • Double stopping
        • violin
    • Tonality
      • Diatonic
        • Can say Cminor
      • Aeolian mode
        • C minor scale
    • Rhythm, metre + tempo
      • Free tempo
      • 4/4
      • fast
        • triplets + sextuplets
      • syncopation
      • loops
      • riffs
      • ostinato
      • swung semiquavers
        • other accents
    • Texture
      • Constantly changing
        • Layering
          • 28 loops
        • Mainly homophonic
        • Polyphony
          • when loops being played
            • 28 loops
        • Heterophonic
          • outro
    • Structure
      • Standard pop structure- but no chorus
        • pop= western
        • Intro     Verse1 Verse2  Solos  Verse3   Build     Outro
    • Harmony
      • Extended chords
        • 7ths + 9ths
      • Some chromaticism
      • Drone
    • Instruments
      • Celtic x6
        • Uilleann pipe Low whistle Bodhrán Fiddle Accordion Hurdy-Gurdy
      • EDM x11
        • Shaker Drums    Synth SynthStrings SynthBells SynthPad(SP) Soft-SP   Bass Tambourine BreathSample ElecPiano
      • African x2
        • Talking Drum Kora
      • Vocals
        • Female- English (EDM)
        • Male-       Irish    (Celtic)

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