Capercaillie - Skye Waulking Song

Music GCSE Revision AoS4:

Capercaillie - Skye Waulking Song

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  • Created by: Eva
  • Created on: 13-12-11 17:01

Tonality

Section 1 : Em

Section 2 : G

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Tempo/Meter

12/8

strong rhythm helped workers keep time

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Harmony

Harmonised Backing Vocals

Section 1 uses chorsa Em and G

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Texture

Polyrhythmic

Singer has different rhythm to rest

Bacing vocals

9 instruments

Section 1 : Nothing stands out, focused on singer

Section 2 : Pipe solo + drums, bass guitar stop makes texture thinner

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Timbre/Instrumentalisation

Traditional : Fiddle, pipes, whistle, accordion, bouzouki

Modern : Guitar, bass, drums, keyboard

Scots gaelic, female singer

Pipe solo in Section 2

Full rhythm section plays in Section 2

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Dynamics

Section 1 : Quiet, Piano

Section 2 : Louder, forte

Fade out at end

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Word Setting

Vocables : Nonsense syllables

Scots gaelic language

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Melody

All instruments play middle range

Vocal melody line

Based on pentatonic scale

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Rhythm

Singer is in 12/8 while hi-hat plays 3 crotchets in bar making sound like 3/4

Syncopation

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Comments

Veronica Leung

you are amazing!! Thank you so very much :)

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