Friday, February 22, 2008

115. FRANK ZAPPA: Amnesia Vivace

A detailed analysis of the above Frank Zappa composition, including notated musical examples.

Amnesia Vivace


This section of Stravinsky's "Le Sacre du printemps" (The Rite of Spring) is taken from five bars before Rehearsal No. 139 in the Kalmus study score.

you mean so very much to me...I love you so deeply

The chromatic sax/vocal part above this background line is from Stravinsky's "L'Oiseau de feu" (The Firebird) -- the "Lullaby" at Rehearsal No. 183 in the Dover study score. The background comping is (at times) based on this repeated 5/8 figure:

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