And the Glory of the Lord Mindmap

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  • Created on: 01-06-14 17:17
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  • And the Glory of the Lord
    • Melody
      • 1st Idea
        • Triadic
        • Stepwise scale ending
        • One note/word per syllable (syllabic)
      • 2nd Idea
        • 2 one-bar descending sequences
        • Melismatic (several notes per syllable)
      • 3rd Idea
        • Repetative
        • gives the impression of firm statement
      • 4th idea
        • long repeated notes for emphasis
        • Doubles the part with tenors and basses
      • ideas are different so that each has its own character when combined
    • Tonality
      • A major
      • modulates to dominant E major. Also modulates to B major- dominant key of E major
      • Minor keys avoided because it's a happy mood
    • Instrumentation
      • 2 violins
      • Viola
      • 4 voices
        • soprano
        • alto
        • tenor
        • bass
      • continuo bass
    • Form/Style
      • Oratorio
    • Texture
      • Monophonic
      • Homophonic
      • Polyphonic
    • Harmony
      • Hemiola rhythms
      • diatonic chords- notes/chords belonging to a key
    • Metre
      • 3/4 time
    • Handel- 1741
    • Tempo
      • Allegro (fast)

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