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All Blues (Miles Davis)
Device: 6/8, Blues, Jazz, Harmon Mute, Jazz ostinato

Concepts: Duration, Structure, Tone Colour

Notes: This piece is a jazz blues.
It is in 6/8 and uses a repeated ostinato figure in the bass and accompanying horn line.
The trumpet plays the melody using a Harmon mute. The mute is removed for the start of the trumpet solo.
The drums use brushes on the snare drum during the melody, switching to sticks and the ride cymbal for the solo.
The piano plays a tremolo under the melody.

Some Day My Prince Will Come (Adriana Caselotti)
Device: ABAC form

Concepts: Duration, Structure

Undertow (TOOL)
Device: Tempo change

Concepts: Duration, Structure

Notes: The song holds a steady tempo of 85bpm until around 3:31 where the interlude riff slows down heavily over 6 beats to a tempo of approximately 40bpm. The riff then gradually gets faster until the vocal entry which it maintains a steady tempo of 85bpm until the outro where the riff is played at 110bpm

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

I Got Rhythm (Bobby Darin)
Device: AABA Song form

Concepts: Duration, Structure