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When was is composed?

2000

What style of music is it?

Celtic fusion

Key?

G major

Metre?

12/8

Structure?

Strophic form (many verses but no chorus)


1st Section: Intro, Verse 1, Break, Verse 2-3


2nd Section: Verse 4-6, Instrumental, Verse


7-8, Outro

Instrumentation?

- Lead vocals and backing vocals


- Drum kit


- Synthesisers


- Wurlitzer piano


- Electric, acoustic and bass guitar


- Fiddle


- Bouzouki


- Accordion


- Uilleann pipes

Melody?

- Vocal melody uses pentatonic scale (E minor)


- Instruments play around their middle ranges


- Vocal melody is in mid-high range


- Vocal line uses vocables and Gaelic language


- Mostly syllabic

Rhythm?

- Syncopation


- Scotch snaps (lombardic rhythms) used (short note then long note)


- Hi-hat at the start creates cross rhythms


- Polyrhythmic

Harmony and Tonality?

- G major


- Cluster chord at the start


- 1st section in E minor, uses chords Em and G


- 2nd section in G major, uses chord sequence C, G, Em and G


- Completely diatonic

Texture?

- Mainly homophonic


- Heterophonic in instrumental between fiddle and uilleann pipes

Dynamics?

- 1st section is soft


- 2nd section is louder (except Verse 7)