A comparative analysis on harmony and arrangement of David Foster's "through the fire" case study: Through the Fire by Chaka Khan & through the fire by Renee Olstead / Mohd Firdaus Abd Wahab

Abd Wahab, Mohd Firdaus (2007) A comparative analysis on harmony and arrangement of David Foster's "through the fire" case study: Through the Fire by Chaka Khan & through the fire by Renee Olstead / Mohd Firdaus Abd Wahab. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi Mara.

Abstract

Generally, this study has been conducted to make a comparative on harmony and music arrangement of David Foster's "Through The Fire". Therefore, this study looks forward to a sympathetic of tips and secret that makes David Foster become successful in his career life of music with an unique idea in his composition and arrangement. This research also has been analyzed on the harmonic structure, and the music arrangement between two different versions of "Through the Fire". In conclusion, the study has revealed that David Foster clearly like to uses diatonic harmony with some usage of secondary and subdominant in his composition. He also knows to uses the inversion of the chords to create a smooth and linear bass motion with structured and well-organized chords.

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Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
Creators:
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Abd Wahab, Mohd Firdaus
2009705555
Contributors:
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Johar, Khairil Johari (Prof. Madya)
UNSPECIFIED
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Haidi, Aznul
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Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music > Vocal music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music > Aspects of the field of music as a whole
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Music
Programme: Bachelor of Music Composition
Keywords: David Foster, Chaka Khan, Renee Olstead
Date: 2007
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/45244
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