question about resident evil 2 or 3 soundtracks

Chords, scales, harmony, melody, etc.
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KVRist
494 posts since 4 Feb, 2021

Post Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:18 am

jancivil wrote:
Fri Jul 09, 2021 3:13 pm
well, no intent to do any yet it *is* voice-leading seems a bit _specious_ to me.
Ha, ha. Yeah I know what you mean and would not conflate voiceleading in the deliberate sense too much with the "accidental" that arises by just making standard positions on the guitar. However, analytically a movement of chords block can still be considered a continuation of the individual voices restricted to first species. At music school I often noted how the chord people and I thought differently of chords. To me it was still counterpoint derived from first species harmonizations, while they had their chord language in which the continuity of voices is not part of the chord definition. They could think harmonies more detached from each other than I, because I still considered them as part of the phases of the music, and not just "wow, this chord sound cool" as if it was unrelated to the voiceleading and timespan of the music.
Tribe Of Hǫfuð https://soundcloud.com/user-228690154 "First rule: From one perfect consonance to another perfect consonance one must proceed in contrary or obligue motion." Johann Joseph Fux 1725.

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KVRist
494 posts since 4 Feb, 2021

Post Sat Jul 10, 2021 9:41 am

On another note, it is easy to distinguish a chord driven guitar whose purpose may solely be to enhance the rhythm of the song from a voice led classical guitar. The chords become percussive in rock and the associations to led voices wane. My guitar player has some Francisco Tárrega on his repertoire, and this is a completely other world:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-5weyHVC2U
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Tribe Of Hǫfuð https://soundcloud.com/user-228690154 "First rule: From one perfect consonance to another perfect consonance one must proceed in contrary or obligue motion." Johann Joseph Fux 1725.

KVRAF
22350 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:45 am

I used to play all that stuff. seems like this was part of my audition to CCM. Can't listen to most of it for long today. I got serious at classical lessons at 18 and got myself into several conservatories at 20, it was a brutal woodshed, over and over again such as w. this thing. Oddly I developed a good three finger tremolo rather readily. I was never going to be a Paco de Lucia at the single note runs all picked, or the same on electric with a pick. day late/dollar short
I played Tarrega Capricho Arabe for Ghiglia who was disgusted by the time I played. "FASTER! LOUDER!", a comedy routine (after my friend played Tarantella stupidly fast and not very thoughfully. good times). Ghiglia did not take the chromatic run at all fast on the record I heard.

KVRAF
22350 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:52 am

this performance by young Mr Acker KILLS
https://youtu.be/cS_GCDAEdfI

I just wasn't going to become this quality of guitarist tbh. I developed other interests, so not a bfd

(just heard a bit of young Ghiglia playing for Segovia. and, no. sounded like any rookie. We didn't like that guy coming in.)

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KVRist
494 posts since 4 Feb, 2021

Post Sun Jul 11, 2021 10:06 pm

Tarrega is such a masterly guitar composer. I lay flat. Know thy level and learn is my motto in cases like him.
Tribe Of Hǫfuð https://soundcloud.com/user-228690154 "First rule: From one perfect consonance to another perfect consonance one must proceed in contrary or obligue motion." Johann Joseph Fux 1725.

KVRist
43 posts since 22 May, 2020

Post Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:53 pm

ConanBlade94 wrote:
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:43 am
hi everyone, the question may be stupid but I have a doubt about the soundtracks of resident evil 2 or 3, I noticed in some scores that the chords are missing. Can you tell me if most of the soundtracks were built only on bass and melodies?

Example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2v8v7r6PkI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53aDI5K49F4
The soundtracks are built mostly on drones and modes. The chords are implied by the notes that are happening at any given time, but especially in the bass.

There also tend to be a lot of use of chromatics, dissonant intervals, etc.

What I'm saying is you can't really examine it like a pop song.

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