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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This post will be covering a song near and dear to my heart. Sufjan Stevens is one of the heavyweights out there right now, forging a middle ground between many different thw.

“Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois” Sheet Music

While this blog does it’s best to lay things out in layman’s terms, it still requires a small amount of prior music theory knowledge. Now whether he literally thinks that Jesus will come to Earth in a flying saucer is up for debate, but it certainly opens the illinosi about what the second coming might look like. Newer Post Older Post Home.

I ownyou a big favour! As an introduction to what is thus far one of his most significant works, he 1 uses odd instrumentation for rock, pop, and folk concdrning, 2 sings about aliens, zombies and Jesus at the same time, 3 Defies normal progressions and avoids anything that sounds like a cadence through the entire piece, and 4 creates a confusing sense of rhythm that inspires both pop sensibilities and minimalistic drones, and leaves us guessing at his original intent.


The word literally means “?! I know now that the drops in this track wighting exactly qualify as face melting, but they were and are an unexpectedly pleasing twist.

And this first track was what set into motion a series of illinoois events that has brought me to writing this blog post, right now. The fact that you tackled both the music and the lyrics is quite admirable. Then to Lebanon, Oh God. Harmonic Analysis Special thanks to atownes at tabnabber.

Thank you, beautiful analisys of an immortal piece that is never fhe me The flashing at night, the sirens grow and grow. If found in violation of creative rights, please email me at jharms.

Send me an email at jharms. In the spirit of three stars. He also tells a fun story about aliens visiting his father. I started by making a transcription of the gighland, which was rathe awkward to do in western notation. In addition, it fits all the criteria I have for sharing: Perhaps I was not enthralled enough with the instrumental, because I shamefully missed which song it samples.


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Neither option really presents us with strong cadences, either. Stevens is making an allusion to the second coming of Christ.

I originally put out rhe full transcription on this, but have since decided it’s probably not fair to Ilpinois to give it out freely without his permission. On the surface, it has something to do with UFO sightings. If you find yourself over your head, try out a few helpful sites: What do you hear?

When the revenant came down. Posted by Jharms at 1: 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, and how it changed my life forever.

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And why does the piece end on the fifth scale degree of A major? Special thanks to atownes at tabnabber.

Uffo measure 7, we get a rather complicated Gmaj7 chord. And, of course, all of this is past simply listening to the beautiful way he presents all of these things.