Area 3.2 grace- jeff buckley

Area 3.2 grace- jeff buckley

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Background

  • born in calafornia in 1966
  • died in drowning accident in 1998
  • grace the album includes a vast range of musical styles
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Melody

  • vocal range is wide including falsetto
  • the vocals feature vibrato and portamento
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texture

  • starts with two guitars and builds up
  • much of the backing texture is riff based
  • sometimes melody dominated homophony but sometimes polyphonic
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Tonality

  • unclear at start
  • then becomes d major
  • then it becomes modal based around e
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Harmony

  • the chords are easier than they sound- the guitarist simply moves a chord 'shape' up and down the finger board.
  • the 5 by some chord indicates a power chord
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timbre

  • great variaty of tone colours- buckley mixed to create a perfect mix- espesially using technology
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Technological features

  • eq and delay
  • distortion on the guitars
  • synth
  • flanger
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structure

  • intro, verse 1, prechorus, chorus
  • link  , verse 2, prechorus, chorus
  • middle 8
  • link  , verse 3, outro
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rhythm and metre

  • 12/8
  • 64bpm- that's moderatly slow
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