Samba Em Preludio- Esperanzo Spalding

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  • Created on: 11-02-18 12:16
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  • Samba Em Preludio- Esperanzo Spalding
    • Instrumentation
      • Vocals use low register of female 'chest' range of minor 10th
      • ABG uses solo harmonic
      • Syllabic  word setting
      • Rapid notes
      • Acoustic bass guitar is tuned to E,A,D and G
      • Many leaps
      • Plucked chords and small melodic passages
      • Accompaniment role
      • 2nd Acoustic Guitar
      • Double stops
      • Florid riffs during held vocal note
    • Metre and Rhythm
      • Rubato- free tempo
      • Complex Rhythms
      • Use of rests
      • Syncopated Rhythms used in the bass part
      • Bossa Nova Rhythm
      • Tempo almost doubles
      • Rapid Semiquavers
      • Syncopated passage
      • Tempo changes bar 19
      • Longer note values
      • Difficult to hear pulse
    • Pitch
      • Rising arpeggio
      • Movement of 3rds
      • Rising and falling idea
      • Sequence
      • 1st notes descend by a semitone
      • E below female range
      • Bar 34-35 repeat the flattened 5th idea
      • 2 Main melodies
      • Flattened 5th preparing for the descent
      • All phrases span a 7th apart 1st
      • 8 bar idea
      • Harmony- Shows influence of jazz + american popular songs and are quite complex
    • Texture/Structure
      • Mainly homophonic
      • Polyphonic - 2 melodies combined
      • D.S sign - music comes back to bar 39
      • Intro - verse 1 - Guitar solo - Verse 2 - Coda
    • Texture/Harmony
      • Diminished Chords
      • Chromatic Chords
      • Bm11
      • Flattened 5th chord
      • Harmony = tonal
      • Chords based around 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th
      • No cadences in the classical sense
      • Frequent chord extensions
    • Context
      • Genre = Bossa Nova
      • 4 Grammy Awards
      • Bossa Nova = New Trend
      • Mixes elements of Brazilian Samba with Jazz
      • Written in 1962
      • Influenced by Jazz, blues, funk and Latin American Music

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