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Bevil



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PostSubject: Triad Mutations 2   Thu 30 Nov 2006 - 3:00

Hi,

I'm in a band and we really want to do a version of triad mutations 2, is there any way of finding out what the chords are, or is there any transcription available, I've been trying to work them out but they never sound right.

Thanks,

Bevil
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CharlesM



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PostSubject: Re: Triad Mutations 2   Thu 30 Nov 2006 - 18:23

Bevil wrote:
Hi,

I'm in a band and we really want to do a version of triad mutations 2, is there any way of finding out what the chords are, or is there any transcription available, I've been trying to work them out but they never sound right.

Thanks,

Bevil

it's probably safe to say that there are no chord changes here . Check out the interview that comes with the dvd to see what I', referring to.
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Bevil



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PostSubject: Re: Triad Mutations 2   Tue 5 Dec 2006 - 12:20

I haven't got the DVD, could someone give a brief explanation?

Cheers
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CharlesM



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PostSubject: Re: Triad Mutations 2   Tue 5 Dec 2006 - 17:16

if you have the cd you should have the dvd.
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mbase



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PostSubject: Re: Triad Mutations 2   Wed 1 Aug 2007 - 15:09

Bevil wrote:
Hi,

I'm in a band and we really want to do a version of triad mutations 2, is there any way of finding out what the chords are, or is there any transcription available, I've been trying to work them out but they never sound right.

Thanks,

Bevil

Hey Bevil,

Here are the chords and the rhythm but let me explain a bit first. The numbers in the rhythm just represent how many 'beats' there are. Its all based on a relative system. If you think of the lines that the horns are playing as being in an eighth note pulse (tey could be thought of as any value really) then the '2 3 3 3 1' in the first line of the drums represents 2 8th, 3 eighth, etc. Now the song is moving pretty fast, so you may think of the pulse of the horns as being in a basic sixteenth note pulse, but it really does not matter.

The chords are just triads (of course) that move in a certain manner. That's too much to explain here but I call the way they move 'mutations' (as opposed to 'progressions'). The rhythm of the harmony is the number that follows each chord. In this case a '1' represents the same time as the time of 4 of the basic pulses of the horn pitches. So if the horns are playing eighth notes, then the 1 in the harmonic rhythm represents a half note.

Triad Mutation 2
Drums
(the actual rhythms played are variations of a 'drum chant' written in the charts below)
1 2 3 3 3 1
2 1 2 4 2 3 3 2 3
3 2 3 2 3 2
4 4 2 1 2 2 3 3 3
5 2 3 2 2 3
6 2 3 3 2 2 3 1 4
7 3 2 3 1 3
8 2 2 3 2 3
9 2 3 4 3 1 2 3 2
10 3 3 1 3 2
11 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 4
12 3 2 2 2 3

Triad Mutation 2
Harmony and Harmonc Rhythm (sung by 3 voices)
1 Emaj 1
2 Bmaj 2
3 F#min 3
4 Amin 5
5 Dmin 2
6 Gmaj 3
7 Bbmaj 1
8 Dmin 3
9 Bbmaj 1
10 Dmin 2
11 Fmaj 5
12 Dmin 3
13 F#min 1
14 Bbmin 5
15 C#min 2
16 Abmin 3
17 Bmin 4

Here are the links to the charts (trumpet, alto sax, trombone, drums, voices):

http://m-base.org/triad_mutations/Mutations2_tpt.png
http://m-base.org/triad_mutations/Mutations2_asax.png
http://m-base.org/triad_mutations/Mutations2_bone.png
http://m-base.org/triad_mutations/Mutations2_drm.png
http://m-base.org/triad_mutations/Mutations2_vcs.png

Peace,

Steve
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