Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois sheet music composed by Sufjan Stevens – 1. Concerning the UFO Sighting Near. Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois – Sufjan Stevens – free sheet music and tabs for violin, contrabass and cello. Learn this song on Jellynote. Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois sheet music, tabs and chords.

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Send me an email at jharms. I started by making a transcription of the recording, which was rathe awkward to do in western notation.

The alien thing that took its tge. When the revenant came down. Posted by Alexsaurus Rex at And why does the piece end on the fifth scale degree of A major? I ownyou a big favour!

In that particular chapter, Sufjan recou nts a real incident ” concerninb several persons reported seeing a large triangular object with three lights flying at night “. Sarah Chao September 30, at 8: Trying to analyze this piece using Roman Numeral Analysis presents some interesting issues. It’s a pleasant piano line, but I posit that this sample was pulled with a plan in mind.

The reason I’m dredging it up now is that I’ve just recently learned some interesting facts relating to “Skylark Interabang?! Or did he just wing it on the fly?


Music can be bought on the Asthmatic Kitty site, here. In a live concertStevens talks about finding quite a few police reports about UFO sightings around Highland when he was doing research for Illinois.

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Perhaps I was not enthralled enough with the instrumental, because I shamefully missed which song it samples. The fact that you tackled both the music and the lyrics is uto admirable.

If you find yourself over your head, try out a few helpful sites: Suddenly, I’m drawn again to what has kept me listening to this song all these years, the strangely stylized name.

Allow me for a moment to wipe a digital tear away from the screen as I reminisce on the first time I heard this album, concernig how it changed my life forever. Now whether he literally thinks that Jesus will come to Earth in a flying saucer is up for debate, but it certainly opens the imagination about what the second coming might look like.

Is this a Piccardy third? It would make the A major chord a little touch of Dorian to the mix and sheer make the ending a half plagal cadence, which seems to work for me; as you said it doesn’t feel very much like a picardy third. Anonymous September 24, at 8: Uco possibility is G major. Below is a chart of how long in eighth notes each chord is sustained through the piece. After finishing seven complete cycles, Stevens does a little flourish and fades out on an A major.


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Perhaps I was too enthralled with the instrumental, but I never gave a thought as to what the title meant. A skylark is a nwar among other things but it turns out that the rest is redundant.

The odd lengths of bars throws off the ear, creating a feeling of uneasiness. Neither option really presents us with strong cadences, either. Wednesday, March 26, I found it extremely difficult to figure out the rhythm, and I am really grateful for your transcription.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Mysterious shape that took its form. The word literally means “?! In addition, higjland fits all the criteria I have for sharing: Thank you for this beautiful highlnd. If found in violation of creative rights, please email me at jharms. What do you hear? There are arguments on both sides.