[Smt-talk] equal division of the octave in pop songs

fankhauserg at appstate.edu fankhauserg at appstate.edu
Tue Aug 31 07:10:44 PDT 2010

Ben Folds Five, "Battle of Who Could Care Less"
<A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Ohxr3RbP4"

Also, check out this use of the octatonic:
Phish, "The Divided Sky" (2:07-2:42)
All major chords: A-B (x1), C-D (x2), Eb-F (x3), F#-G# (x3), A-B, etc..
Fun mix of meter too (8+7, etc.)
<A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd1CCIFKV8k"

On 8/27/10 6:25 PM, arne0102 at umn.edu wrote:

> I'm looking for examples of popular songs (any genre) that
> employ equal division of the octave.
> Thanks,
> Mark Arneson, University of Minnesota

Gabe Fankhauser, PhD
Associate Professor of Music Theory
University of Texas at Brownsville and
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC (on leave)

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