- Created by: Sammy
- Created on: 16-05-11 10:21
I got rhythm- 5 note; pentatonic scale.
Summertime- Modal; ABCDEFG, Simple (as its a lullaby) & minor third (Melisma)
S'wonderful- Verse has a rising then falling sequence & repetitive tune in chorus.
Lady be good-Verse: repeated notes at start. Chorus; broken chord shapes linked by steps.
I got rhythm- Jazz (in the chorus due to jazzy rhythms) and Blues (in the verse due to blues scale)
Summertime- Classical ( melody) and Jazz (Harmony)
Lady be good- Classical: repetitive type verse (operatic technque)
I got rhythm- Verse A-B [Binary] and Chorus is A-B-A [Ternary] ntro is just 2 bars.
Summertime- A-B-A-C [RONDO] Intro: 7 bars and 3 ideas. 2 verses and no chorus.
S'wonderful- 4 bar intro, 2 verses & chorus is A-B-A (Ternary)
Lady be good- A-B-A throughout (Ternary) Intro: 4 bars.
I got rhythm- Verse: G minor and Chorus is B flat major
Summertime- A minor (Blues)
S'wonderful- E flat major
Lady be good- Verse: E minor and Chorus is G Major.
I got rhythm- Ira gershwin; music came first through using nonsense syllables (he said random words and syllables until he discovered a strong song) Word painting: Sigh. (when the the melody reflects the lyrics.)
Summertime- Word painting: Cry (Falling)
S'wonderful- Word painting: Glamorous, and sibilance in B of chorus 'S'wonderful, Emosh' etc.
Lady be good- some word painting: 'Blue' [G6]
I got rhythm- Rhythm changes chorus: A 1,4,2,5 etc and B 'circle of 5ths'
Summertime- Am6 is a gentle jazz chord. Based on blues sequence: 1+4+5 [ADE]
S'wonderful- Harmony changes under repeated notes.
Lady be good- verse: shifting chords under repeated notes. Chorus more jazzy and Blues influenced, eg use of C9.
I got rhythm- 'Jumpy/Jazzy' due to syncopation, and it is repetative.
Summertime- Slow 4 Rhythm 3 matches lyrics well.
S'wonderful- Very simple, can be interpreted by singer (Rubato; Freestyle)
Lady be good- Verse: fairly static/straight and the chorus can be interpreted by singer (Rubato)