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Flashcards in Buckley Deck (14):
1

album

Grace

2

when and where did he die?

Wolf River
1997

3

released in

1994

4

style

folk rock

5

key

E minor

6

metre

12/8

7

structure

verse-chorus form

8

instrumentation

voice
electric guitar
acoustic guitar
bass guitar
strings
synthesiser
drum kit

9

rhythm

bass drum - beats 1 and 3
snare - backbeats
syncopation
cross rhythms

10

harmony and tonality

tonally ambiguous
intro based on D chord
chromatic chords
parallel motion
dissonant harmonies

11

texture

thickens towards end
varied by synth and strings

12

melody

improvisation
wide range - 2 octaves
falling phrases - melancholy
ornamentation
glissandos
mostly syllabic, some melismas
vocalisation in bridge
falsetto

13

word painting

'cries' - falling 5th
'pain' and 'leave' - high register
'slow' - long note
'drown my name' - thick texture

14

technology

modulation - synth
distortion and flanging - guitar
overdubbing - guitar and extra vocals