Steve Reich Electric Counterpoint (movement III)

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What is the Genre?
Minimilist
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What are 3 Elements of Minimalism?
Drone - Long held notes/ Ostinatos -Loop/ Layering - putting different ideas on top of each other
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What instruments are used?
1 live guitar/7 pre-recorded guitar/ 2 pre-recorded basses
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What is the texture?
It has no set one texture but instead changes between ...
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What happens in Bar 20?
Live guitar plays the RESULTANT MELODY
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What key is the peice in?
Mainly in E minor however changes between E minor and C minor in section B
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What is the tempo?
192 BPM
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How are hormonys made?
through the use of chords
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What is the time signature?
3/2 however subtle changes to 12/8
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What is the Mood?
Driven/Motivated/Energetic - created by the fast tempo
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What features of Minimalism AREN'T used?
Phasing/Metamorphosis
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What technical effects are used
Re-verb/Panning/EQ
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What is the structure?
2 main sections (A/B) each has 4 sub divisions and a CODA
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What are 3 Elements of Minimalism?

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