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ARCHIVED TOPIC: “Sugar in the Gourd” and the Magic of Fiddle/Guitar Duos
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RichJ - Posted - 11/06/2016: 01:56:08
Listening to a Pete McMahan version of SITG today I noticed the B part consists of 4 musical phrases that are exact the same.
So, when Pete plays the B pare through twice it results in 8, repetitious phrases which are exactly the same.
Yet, the accompanying guitar chords give that part of the tune the classic call – response effect which are Oh so satisfying.
Don’t know much about music theory, but to me this is pure magic.
boxbow - Posted - 11/06/2016: 06:35:25
The magic is in the making. Music theory is 20/20 hindsight into how they got there.
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