GCSE Edexcel Music Grace

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A song about love in a slow tempo
Rock Ballad1
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The song comes from his only album...
Grace
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The year the song was released in
1994
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The type of music created in the 1960s after the folk revival
Folk rock
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The vocal range
2 octaves
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Tonality
E minor aeolian mode (tonally ambiguous at the beginning)
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The key gets revealed...
Halfway through the verse
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Metre
12/8
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The instrument that accents beats 1 and 3
Bass guitar
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Instrumentation
Voice, synth, strings, guitars, drums, bass guitar
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The instruments that occasionally very texture/effects
Synth and strings
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The instruments that play rhythmic patterns and vary texture
Guitars and drums
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______ vocal phrases reflect melancholy mood
Falling/descending
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Word setting
Mostly syllabic (melismatic for emphasis on 'love' and 'fire')
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Up beat
Anacrusis
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_____ rhythms are created through dotted crotchets and quavers
Cross
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Vocal falls and acciaccituras
Melodic ornamentation
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Playing notes off the beat
Syncopation (seen in bass line and vocal melody)
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Instrument that accents beats 2 and 4
Snare drum
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Word painting on word 'cries'
Falling fifth, creates a sad felling
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Discords on open strings are caused by...
Drop-d tuning
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Short and detached notes
Staccato (seen in string line)
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Oohs and ahhs
Vocalisation
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Technological effect that creates a denser sound in the bridge
Overdubbing
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Extreme high notes for a male voice
Falsetto
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Guitar effects
Flanging and distortion
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Word painting on the words 'pain' and 'leave'
High register, which sounds fraught
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Texture
Homophonic
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The effect that removes the lower frequencies of the voice
EQ
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Card 2

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Grace

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The song comes from his only album...

Card 3

Front

1994

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Card 4

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Folk rock

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Card 5

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2 octaves

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