"Movement III from Electric Counterpoint" Steve Reich MAD T-SHIRT

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ADDITIVE MELODY- Notes are added gradually through the piece
M OSTINATOS-
CANNON-
Of the four part guitar pattern
As an accompaniment with resultant melody on top
FADING OUT- Happens after the live guitar playing has completed its introduction of the
A STACATO-
ostinati and chords or when the chords and bass line end
Picking of the guitars
CONSTANT- mf: pre-recorded parts
D DIMINUMENOS- Help the fading out
LIVE GUITAR- More VARIED but TAME appropriate for the piece
LAYERING- As different parts are added to the piece in cannon it makes the texture
T thicker
POLYPHONY- Meant to create a counterpoint
COMPLEX- All parts playing in cannon very thick texture
CODA- Live guitar and other parts create thinner texture as they are on their own
BINARY FORM- Part A then B then (CODA)
S Section A-
Section B-
Introduction of main parts, slowly builds the song by adding to the texture
gradually involving all instruments
Develops the piece through key modulations and time changes, bass line
is changed and
E MINOR- AEOLIAN mode in E
H Section B-
C MINOR-
C-
Juxtaposition with E minor to C MINOR
A totally unrelated minor key
The note used to switch between keys
LIVE ELECTRIC GUITAR- 1
I PRE-RECORDED ELECTRIC GUITARS- 4
PRE-RECORDED ACOUSTIC GUITARS- 3
PRE-RECORDED BASS GUITARS-
ASSISTANT-
2
Assists by modifying volume and managing
equipment
SYNCOPATION/OFFBEATS- Makes sense of most time changes, exciting
R ISORHYTHMIC OVERLAP- Caused by cannons
RHYTHMIC DISPLACEMENT- Starting the ostinato on a different beat ( clapping song )
HOCKETING-
3/2 and 12/8 differs in piece
Hiccupping style of playing

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STEADY PULSE- 192 crotchets per minute
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