Alabama Musicians: Musical Heritage from the Heart of Dixie by C. S. Fuqua

By C. S. Fuqua

Within the overdue Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, mythical artists like Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan traveled to North Alabama to list with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm part, sometimes called the Swampers. yet Alabama hasn't simply attracted musical stars with its talent--it additionally has a heritage of making stars of its personal. subscribe to writer and musician C.S. Fuqua as he showcases the breadth of Alabama's musical expertise during the profiles and tales of its old performers and innovators. From the "father of the blues," W.C. convenient, to Hank Williams, the originator of recent nation song, to people track hero Odetta and everybody in among, this is often an remarkable compendium of Alabama's groundbreaking song makers.

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14) as hour moves around the chromatic clock. 15) C. Notice that we subtracted 12 when reaching the top of the clock (so hour 0, not 12). 16) C. 2. G-major scale. To make the G-major scale, we start at G which has hour 7. We then make the following calculations: 7 G +2 −−→ 9 A +2 +1 −−→ 11 −−−−−−→ −12 at top B 0 C +2 −−→ 2 D +2 −−→ 4 E +2 −−→ 6 F +1 −−→ 7 G. ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ 1. 17) G. 3. D-major scale. We can also use addition on the chromatic clock to produce the D-major scale. 18) D. 4. A-major scale.

For convenience, we have used only sharps in this table. 2 Frequency Ratio 1 Octave 1 C 33 Octave 2 C 65 Octave 3 C 131 Octave 4 C 262 Octave 5 C 523 Octave 6 C 1047 Octave 7 C 2093 21/12 C 35 C 69 C 139 C 277 C 554 C C 22/12 D 37 D 73 D 147 D 294 D 587 D 1175 D 2349 23/12 D 39 D 78 D 156 D 311 D 622 D D 24/12 E 41 E 82 E 165 E 330 E 659 E 1319 25/12 F 44 F 87 F 175 F 349 F 699 F 1397 F 2794 26/12 F 46 F 93 F 185 F 370 F 740 F 1475 F 2960 27/12 G 49 G 196 G 392 G 784 G 1568 G 3136 28/12 G 52 G 104 G G 415 G 831 G 1661 G 3322 29/12 A 55 A 110 A 220 A 440 A 880 A 1760 A 3520 210/12 A A 117 A A A A 1865 A 3729 211/12 2 B 62 C 65 ∗ Frequencies for fundamentals are rounded to nearest Hz, except for the A notes which are exact.

F4 C4 ........................................ G E C A .................................................................................................... E2 .............................................................................................................. 2. Bass clef staff and its relation to pitch and time. Notes in order from left to right are F4 , C4 , G3 , E3 , D3 , B2 , E2 , C2 . The position of C4 is one ledger line above the full lines for the staff. On right side of the staff, we show labeling of staff lines (GBDFA ∼ Good Boys Do Fine Always) and labeling of spaces between staff lines (ACEG ∼ All Cows Eat Grass).

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