Pandiatonicism in “She’s leaving home” (Beatles)?



Asked by: Sean Knight

What is the meter of shes leaving home?





3, 3/4 time

Block chords on harp and strings throughout. Metre is 3, 3/4 time, 3 beats in each bar. Only an occasional syncopated rhythm in the words, more even rhythm.

What instruments are played in She’s Leaving Home?

“She’s Leaving Home” was recorded over two days, March 17 and 20, 1967. The Beatles played no instruments; instead, the accompaniment featured harp, violins, violas, cello, and a double bass. Day one involved just the string recording, with Martin and McCartney directing the musicians.

Who arranged She’s Leaving Home?

She’s Leaving Home

“She’s Leaving Home”
Length 3:26 (mono), 3:35 (stereo)
Label Parlophone
Writer Lennon-McCartney
Producer George Martin

Who played sitar on Within You Without You?





Me playing the sitar part from the the Beatles

Who was Henry the horse?

Henry of Navarre (1891–1917) was an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred Champion racehorse.

What is a hogshead of real fire?

a barrel set alight

The “hogshead of real fire” was a colloquial term for a barrel set alight. Though Lennon likely wasn’t aware of it, the billing featured some of the biggest stars of the Victorian age.

Which Beatle song was quoted in All You Need Is Love?

She Loves You



With an orchestral arrangement by George Martin, the song begins with a portion of the French national anthem and ends with musical quotations from works such as Glenn Miller’s “In the Mood”, “Greensleeves”, Bach’s Invention No. 8 in F major, and the Beatles’ 1963 hit “She Loves You”.

What was the Beatles first #1 hit in England?

From Me to You

“From Me to You” was the first Beatles song to reach number one in the UK and is widely considered to be their first chart-topping song, for although “Please Please Me” reached the summit on almost every chart, it was only number two on Record Retailer’s chart, generally considered to be the most authoritative for the …



Why did the Beatles break up?

Many trace the breakup of the Beatles to the death of their manager, Brian Epstein, on August 27, 1967. A record store owner with no experience managing bands, Epstein had nonetheless played a crucial role in their rise to worldwide fame.