Samba em Prudludio by Esperanza Spalding in 1962

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  • Created on: 18-05-19 11:37
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  • Samba Em Pruludio - Esperanza Spalding
    • Dynamics
      • Quiet in verses 1 and 2
        • Guitar joins in verse 3 this adds volume
    • Rhythm and Tempo and Metre
      • free tempo at opening and ending
      • verse 1 slow and rubato
        • Changes to 2/2 from 4/4 in bar 19
      • tempo gets faster
      • complex rhythms
      • rests separates phrases
    • Technology
      • Overdubbing to increase volume and texture in guitar solo
    • Structure
      • In binary form
        • Intro - Bars 1-3
          • Verse 1 - Bars 4-19
            • link - Bars 19-22
              • verse 2 - bars 23 -54
                • Guitar Solo - Bars 55-88
                  • Verse 3 - Bars 89 -103
                    • Ds al coda - Bars 39-52 and 104-108
                      • outro 109-end
    • Melody
      • 2 main melodies A and B
        • A - 4-19, 8 bars, rising arpeggio's, low female range, disjunct
        • B-23-54, double note values, 16 bars, conjunct
    • instrumentation
      • virtuosic electric guitar solo
      • female voice, low range
      • acoustic guitar solo
    • Texture
      • introduction is monophonic
      • mostly homophonic
      • 89-104 polyphonic as melody A and B have been combined
    • Harmony
      • B minor
        • no modulations
      • complex harmonies due to jazz roots
        • diminished 7ths in bar 25
        • 9ths in bar 43
        • 13th in bar 37
        • chromatic chords bar 31
        • 7ths in bar 26
      • jazzy flattened 5th in bar 44

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