Release

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    • instrumentation
      • celtic instrument
        • uilleann pipes (elbow pipes)
        • bodhran
        • low whistle
        • hurdy grdy
        • accordian
        • fiddle
      • african instruments
        • kora
        • talking drums
        • djembe
      • modern electronic dance music
        • synths and breath samples
        • varios digital effects
        • electronic piano
        • music technology features
          • reverb
          • panning
          • delay added to female voice v3
          • multitrack recording process
          • filter sweep effect
      • vocals and langages
        • Irish= male vox verse 2
        • 3 languages symbolise triple roots of afro celt style
        • english= verse 1 and 3
        • maninka= one language of guinea, voice 1
    • tonality
      • intro
        • tonally ambiguous
        • synth drone on C
      • modal= based on a scale
        • some ideas from Dorian mode
        • mainly aedian mode
    • harmony
      • diatonic
      • chromatic ascent texture
        • in strings
        • loop 10
      • synth drone acts as tonic pedle
      • static harmony
        • slow harmonic pace
        • never settles into a particular chord pregression
      • extended chords
    • metre tempo and rhythm
      • slightly swung= laid back
      • triplets= low whistle, fiddle
      • loops create effect of ostinatos
      • opening section on free time
      • 44 time from 0;48
      • syncopation
      • strings of rapid short notes echoing the fast decorative style of much irish folk
      • bodhran driving element throughout piece
      • usse of accents
    • texture= homophonic
      • occasionally heterophonic and polyphonic
    • structure= intro, verse 1 verse 2 solos verse 3 build outro
    • melody
      • mainly aeolian mode
      • repetitive
      • male voice has wide range
      • vocal line mainly conjunct movement
      • syllabic
      • female range narrow range and tow tessiture
      • instruments emphasis g and c as main notes of mode
      • glissando
      • ornamentation
      • double stopping

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