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Bob Dylan

Isis

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  • Blues
  • Rock
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  • 1966
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  • 1984
  • 1963

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“Isis” is the second track on the Bob Dylan album Desire. It was written by Bob Dylan in collaboration with Jacques Levy. This song is in a moderately fast 3/4 time, in the key of B-flat major. The arrangement is based on rhythm chords played on acoustic piano, accompanied by bass, drums, and violin. The harmonic progression consists of an ostinato using the chords I-VII♭-IV-I (B♭-A♭-E♭-B♭) throughout. The lyrics are all verses; there is no chorus. The melody is in the style of a modal folk song, emphasizing the tonic and dominant notes in the scale, with leaps of a fifth in between them. The mode is Mixolydian with a major third in the harmony, but Dylan’s delivery of the melody uses a flatted third as in the blues. The lineup: Bob Dylan, voice, piano and harmonica;... Read on...

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