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I don't remember that video (but my memory...)...here's Aretha Franklin singing Amazing Grace--which is pentatonic (her singing starts at 1:19--video is ten minutes long!)

btw, I was told last week that in writing gospel music they use different shapes for the noteheads, so the part at the bottom in this picture...

...will be thinner or rounder (I haven't seen any music written this way so this is what I've heard)--to instruct the singers how to pronounce/attack/shape the sounds.

Don't fight forces, use them R. Buckminster Fuller.

by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Sat May 17th, 2008 at 03:00:43 PM EST
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