W14 Music 160 Week 2 Lesson 2

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are
 preferred
in
European
art
music
 •  Harmony
–
“pitches
heard
together;
in
tonal
music,
 system
of
func?onal
chords”
(Wade
2009:
208)
 •  For
those
of
you
who
don’t
know
what
chords
are,
just
 think
about
harmony
as
different
“pitches
heard
 together”
 •  Division
of
the
choir
into
parts
by
vocal
range
(pitch
span)

 (Wade
2009:
61)
 –  E.g.,
low,
middle,
high;
medium‐high,
etc.
 Form 
 •  Is
a
rela?vely
complicated
strophic
form


 –  Verse‐chorus
structure
 –  But
the
verses
also
include
refrains
from
the
 chorus
 –  Within
this
form,
maintain
a
call
and
response
 approach
 •  In
the
verses,
each
line
is
sung
like
a
call
in
a
different
 range,
then
“answered”
by
the
group
 “Wade
in
the
Water” 
 Chorus:
 Wade
in
the
water,
wade
in
the
water,
children,
 Wade
in
the
water,
God’s
gonna
trouble
the
 water.

 [text
repeated]
 Verse
1
(refrains
in
italics)
 
 
 
 
[range
(simplified)]
 I
looked
over
Jordan,
and
what
did
I
see?
 
 
[high]
 God’s
gonna
trouble
the
water
 
 
 
 
 
 
[all]
 A
band
of
angels
coming
aoer
me.

 
 
 
 
[mid]
 God’s
gonna
trouble
the
water
 
 
 
 
 
 
[all]
 They’re
gonna
take
me
to
the
heavenly
place,



[lower‐mid]
 God’s
gonna
trouble
the
water
 
 
 
 
 
 
[all]
 Where
the
streets
are
paved
with
gold,

 




and
they
got
pearly
gates.
 
 
 




 
 
 
[low]
 God’s
gonna
trouble
the
water
 
 
 
...
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