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  • Splash ! 
    O'Donnell, Paul (paulodonnellcork, 2011)
    Splash ! uses an AABA structure superimposing a G pentatonic melody a fourth above a D minor tonality. This is repeated up a semitone for the B section. The piece uses a 7/4 time signature throughout. Modal Jazz/World ...
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    O'Donnell, Paul (paulodonnellcork, 2011)
    An original Latin-Jazz uptempo composition. This composition uses an AABA structure. The chords are based on the jazz standard Cherokee and the melody recalls Thelonious Monk's composition Rhythm-a-ning.
  • O'Donnell, Paul (paulodonnellcork, 2010)
    An original Latin-Blues composition. This Place uses the half step-whole step symmetrical diminished scale in the formation of the main melodic theme. After the initial statement of the 12 bar theme there is a 12 bar ...
  • O'Donnell, Paul (paulodonnellcork, 2009)
    An original Jazz/World Music Composition. Straight Force Five is a Jazz/World Music fusion modal composition with an AABA structure based on a D Dorian tonality for each A section and an E Flat Dorian tonality for the B ...
  • Buckley, Irene (University College Cork, 2013)
    In an attempt to provide an analytical entry point into my compositional practice, I have identified eight themes which are significantly recurrent: reduction – the selection of a small number of elements; imperfection – ...