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  "Sleeping Giant" by Herbie Hancock

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 HalfNelson
  
"Sleeping Giant" by Herbie Hancocksubmitted:
2017/12/13 12:55:11
revised:
2020/04/17 13:24:40



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Here's a lead sheet for Herbie Hancock's "Sleeping Giant".

The sample percussion pattern at the beginning is not transcribed from the actual recording, but proposed as a sample Afro 12/8 pattern. This is an exemplar of African 6:4 cross-rhythm, where two simultaneous meters (12/8 and 6/4) intertwine into a polyrhythmic tapestry.

Best, Ville

(Revised April 1, 2018)





 


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