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Re: POLYRHYTHMIC COUNTERPOINT
and two of my very favorite odd time signature songs that my wife
wrote and recorded
SILVER STREET Christine Wedertz from 'Silver Street in 5/4
WHO WOULDN'T LEAVE Christine Wedertz from 'Silver Street' in 5/4
And some famous and and some of my favorite odd time signatures in
TAKE FIVE Dave Bruebeck (a 'waltz' in 5/4, swung)
--- first million selling single in Jazz history from his
ground breaking record 'Time Out'
BLUE RONDA A LA TURK Dave Bruebeck (from the same record)
--- A Blues, using a Rondo form (I believe) in Karsilama - the
most famous Turkish 9/8 rhythm
counted 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3
THEM from MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 10/8 counted 3 3 2 2
MONEY Pink Floyd in 7/4 from 'Dark Side of the Moon'
MORNING BELL Radio Head in 5/4 from "Kid A"
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE The Beatles with the verses in 7/4, the rest in 4/4
LIVING IN THE PAST Jethro Tull 7/4
RIVER MAN Nick Drake from 'Five Leaves Left'
PLAYIN' IN THE BAND Grateful Dead 10/4 (or two bars of 4/4 and one
GET CLOSER Linda Rondstadt (that was actually on top 40 radio in the
whole albums by the group TOOL who really favor 5/4 , 10/8, 5/8
Here's an interesting podcast on the subject:
called "Meters and Time Signatures" from Pandora Internet Radio