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Academia (Sia)
Device: Arpeggios

Concepts: Pitch

Notes: The vocal melody of the verses is entirely made of arpeggios.

Halloween - Theme from the Movie (John Carpenter)
Device: 5/4 time signature, melodic ostinato

Concepts: Duration, Pitch

Notes: Piece features a 5/4 time signature
Repetitive melodic ostinato as main theme
Long sustained notes in the bass layer, almost drone like.

Pipeline (The Ventures)
Device: Alberti Bass

Concepts: Pitch

Notes: Use of alberti bass in a pop setting. Played by the rhythm guitar during the opening.

L'alba dei morti vivienti (Theme from "Zombi - Dawn of the Dead") (Goblin)
Device: Pedal point

Concepts: Pitch

Notes: Clear use of pedal point during the main theme at 0m45s when the bass and drums enter.

Everything in its Right Place (Radiohead)
Device: Phyrgian Mode

Concepts: Pitch

Notes: The opening chords are: C - DbMaj7 - Eb6

Killing Me Softly (Roberta Flack)
Device: Picardy Third

Concepts: Pitch

Notes: The chorus (and opening) starts in E minor and ends in E major.

Hound Dog (Elvis Presley)
Device: 12 Bar Blues

Concepts: Duration, Pitch, Structure

Notes: Key of G:
G G G G
C C G G
D C G G