Capercaillie- Skye Waulking Song

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  • Created by: KatieBree
  • Created on: 04-02-16 23:05
What is the texture of the peice?
A layered texture
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What instrument creats the rhythmic pattern?
Drum kit
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What instrument creates the bass line?
Bass Guitar
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What instrument creates the chords?
synthesiser and accordian
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What instrument creates the main melody?
Voice/vocals
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What instrument creates the countermelodies?
Violin, wurlitzer piano, uilleann pipes and bouzouki.
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What is a Wurlitzer piano?
A type of early electric piano.
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What are uilleann pipes?
They are similar to bagpipes however have a softer tone.
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What is a bouzouki?
It is a type of lute which comes from Greece
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In the score what does N.C mean?
N.C means no chord this is where the accompaniment drops out.
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What does modulation mean?
Modulation is a digital effect that is applied to the synthesiser chord to make the pitch fluctuate slightly.
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What is a cluster chord?
A cluster chord is a chord whos notes are all next to eachother (this is the chord that opens the song.
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Describe the vocal line
The vocal line alternates between forur different phrases wach lasting for 1 bar in a call and response pattern.
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What does pentatonic mean?
Is the vocal melody that is based on a five note scale.
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Describe the register of the vocal line
Low register.
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The vocal melody is mainly syllabic what does this mean?
It means that the vocals have one note per syllable.
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What is Gaelic?
Gaelic is a language spoken in some parts of Scotland and this is what the voals are sung in.
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What is the metre of the peice?
12/8
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Whahat key is the peice in?
G major and is entirely diatonic.
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What are the main chords used?
G, E major and C
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Why does the music have a modal feel?
The music has a modal feel becasue the dominant chord (D) is avoided.
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