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Definitely the wildest song I've ever recorded. Reimagined by Jacob, this song not only explores the darkness of the Locrian mode, but also plays with polymeter. The drum/guitar part alternates between 7/8 and 5/8, creating a 3/4 feel, but the melody is in 4/4, conveniently arriving together at the end.


This is Locrian.
There's a reason why we don't use Locrian.
If you really tried to stick with Locrian,
You would never feel home.


from The Well Trained Ear: songs to strengthen aural skills, released May 20, 2019
David Newman - Voices (including all four octaves of that D!)
Jacob Rozmajzl - Drums, Bass, Guitars


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David Newman Harrisonburg, Virginia

Educational Songwriter, Classical Singer, Digital Creator and Innovator, Science Geek and Music Nerd.

Music Theory and Voice Faculty at James Madison University.

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