Grace (Basic Analysis)

A useful table full of general information on Jeff Buckley's Grace.

I used MADTSHIRTS

(M= melody A= Accompaniment D= Dynamics T= Texture S= Structure H= Harmony                    I= Instruments R= Rhythm T= Tonality S= Speed)

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Jessica Jeff Buckley Madtshirts
Grace
Melody The melody includes:
Sequences
Syncopation
Cross-rhythms
Ornamentation
Vocal phrases are falling
Vocal phrases sound improvised
Accompaniment All the instruments accompany the voice for most of the song.
Dynamics Not a major part of the piece
Gets very loud during the middle 8
Texture Changes through introduction and dropping out of different
instruments
Synth and strings added to vary the texture
Piece ends with unaccompanied vocals
Mainly Homophonic (melody with accompaniment)
Structure Intro verse 1 pre-chorus chorus Link verse 2
pre-chorus chorus Middle 8 Link verse 3 outro
(Main sections: Intro link middle 8 link)
Harmony Harmonies are usually dissonant
Chords used:
LINK part a
Bar 1 2 3
Fm Gm Em
LINK part b
4 5
D A/D D A/D
6 7
D A/D D G5/D
VERSE (power chords and drone strings)
1 2
Em Em/F5 Em
3 4
Em/Eb5 Em/F5 Em
5 6
b
Em/E 5 Em
PRE-CHORUS
1 2 3
Em F#dim G6 A6 Bm A6/9 Em
4 5 6
Em F#dim G6 A6 Bm A6/9 Em
CHORUS
1 2
Em/F5 Em Em/Eb5

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3 4
Em/F5 Em Em/Eb5
5
Em
Instruments
Vocals Jeff Buckley
Guitars Jeff Buckley, Gary Lucas
Drums Matt Johnson
Bass Mick Grondahl
Main instruments: Electric and acoustic guitars; drum kit; bass guitar
Additional instruments: Synth and strings
Rhythm There is lots of cross-rhythms and syncopation
Tonality E minor but not obvious (many chromatic changes and variations)
Intro A: unclear
Intro B: D major
Verses: Modal with E as the tonal centre
Pre Chorus: E minor
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