Heavy metal songs often make extensive use of pedal point as a harmonic basis.
In a fish curve, the pedal point is at the focus for the special case of the eccentricity .
This can be useful for musical passages with pedal points and other otherwise tricky or impossible situations.
But they can also evoke organs and mournful pedal points.
Throughout most of the song, the bass line remains on E as a pedal point, creating a drone.
The sixteenth-note figure that spreads throughout the work is introduced in measure 1 over a tonic pedal point.
At first the ensemble is played against a jumbled pedal point of three popular television programs tuned in on stage.
Throughout the third movement Mozart "makes use of a pedal point in the bass, thus giving the music an entrancing rustic effect."
A drone differs from a pedal point in degree or quality.
The collection also includes a Point d'orgue, a piece based on a long pedal point.