Where is Love

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  • Created by: Naomi
  • Created on: 08-02-14 15:17
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  • Where Is Love?
    • Melody
      • Ascending scalic phrases
        • "Where is love"
      • Sequences
        • "Where is love? Does it fall from skies above?"
      • Blues notes
        • Bb on "willow tree"
      • Range of an octave
        • Highest note in final 2 bars "love"
      • Descending sequence of parallel 4th in orchestra part
        • Final 2 bars
      • Conjunct and diatonic melody
      • Word painting = melisma
        • "Where"
    • Rhythm
      • Safe and stable time sig (4/4)
      • Rubato
      • Rhythmic displacement
        • "Who can say where she may hide"
      • Steady tempo
    • Tonality
      • C major
      • Lots of transitory modulations
        • Bar 1: C -> Cm -> F
    • Instrumentation
      • Interplay between vocal line and instruments
        • Woodwind finish phrases
      • Solo violin
        • Arco with lots of vibrato
        • Apart from violin instruments double melody line
      • Low tessitura of woodwind
      • Muted brass
    • Genre
      • Character song, ballad
      • From the musical Oliver! (1959)
      • Sung by Oliver
    • Harmony
      • Perfect cadence at end
      • Lots of 7th chords
        • "Who I close my eyes" Cmaj7, Dm7, G7
      • Diminished chord
        • "Wide"
    • Texture
      • MDH
      • Thin and sparse
        • Richer towards end
    • Structure
      • Strophic form (continuous verse)
      • Structure of verse: AAB
        • 2 bar phrase, 2 bar phrase up a tone, 4 bar phrase

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