You Can Get It If You Really Want Bar Numbers

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  • Created on: 27-04-14 14:46
Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show rhythmic interest?
Bar 5, drums- Backbeat emphasis, Bar 10, all vocals- Triplet crotchets which slightly mess up the steady quaver rhythms, Bar 5, all vocals- Syncopation which is then used throughout.
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show harmonic interest?
Bar 10-12, both guitars and the organ- These chords are the primary chords of D flat major, Bar 22, guitar 2 and organ- This is the introduction of F minor (III in D flat major), Bar 43, bass, guitar 2, organ and brass- Use of unrelated chords, E & D
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show tonal interest?
No specific bars of tonal interest as the whole piece is in D flat major with no modulations
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show melodic interest?
Bar 4-5, lead vocal- This introduces the main hook of the piece (F-E flat-D flat), Bar 12, lead vocal- One of the few melisma sections, Bar 4-5, all vocals- The first of many two bar phrases that start on the second beat of the bar.
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show textural interest?
Bar 1-3, trumpets- First example of unison in this piece (another is bar 36-39), Bar 4-6, all vocals- Work in rhythmic unison at the start of the chorus, Bar 13, all parts- Accompaniment drops out (stop time) to emphasis lyrical meaning.
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show instrumentational interest?
Bar 25, lead vocals- Uses falsetto, slightly extending the parts range, Bar 5, tambourine- It's semiquavers add excitement while drums have a backbeat emphasis, Bar 54-end, brass- They take over the main vocal hook while the lead vocalist improvises.
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What is the structure of Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want'?
Bar 1-4= Introduction (trumpets), Bar 4-14= Chorus 1, Bar 14-25= Verse 1, Bar 26 then 5-14 (due to a repeat)= Chorus 2, Bar 14-25= Verse 2, Bar 26-36= Chorus 3, Bar 36-43= Instrumental, Bar 44-53= Chorus 4, Bar 54-end= Coda & fade.
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show stylistic features?
Bar 1-3, trumpets- High riffs from Cuban music, Bar 5, organ- From Ska music, Bar 5-7, bass- Prominent 2 bar bass riff from Rocksteady, Bar 4-5, backing vocals- Close harmonies from Do-woop music, Bar 18-19, lead vocals- Lyrical meaning from Reggae.
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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show harmonic interest?

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Bar 10-12, both guitars and the organ- These chords are the primary chords of D flat major, Bar 22, guitar 2 and organ- This is the introduction of F minor (III in D flat major), Bar 43, bass, guitar 2, organ and brass- Use of unrelated chords, E & D

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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show tonal interest?

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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show melodic interest?

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Which bars in Desmond Dekker's 'You Can Get It If You Really Want' show textural interest?

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