And the Glory of the Lord - Handel

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  • And the Glory of the Lord - Handel
    • Melody
      • 1st Motif: 'And the glory of the Lord'
        • Syllabic
      • After all motifs are introduced, the voices imitate one another
        • The voices sing in canon
          • Melody
            • 1st Motif: 'And the glory of the Lord'
              • Syllabic
            • After all motifs are introduced, the voices imitate one another
              • The voices sing in canon
    • Structure
      • And the Glory of the Lord - Handel
        • Oratorio
      • Introduced by altos
        • 2nd Motif: 'Shall be revealed'
          • Descending Sequence
        • 4th Motif: 'For the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it'
          • Then in harmony for last 2
            • Sang in unison for first 5 bars
          • Sang on the pedal note of A
            • Then in harmony for last 2
              • Sang in unison for first 5 bars
          • Harmony
            • No dissonance
          • Ornamentation i.e. cadences/pedal notes
            • Harmony
              • No dissonance
          • Tonality
            • Perfect cadences used to modulate keys
              • Tonality
              • A maj - E maj - A maj - B maj - E maj - A maj
                • Rhythm
                  • Motif 1: Simple rhythm
                • Hemiolas are used at cadences
                  • Rhythm
                    • Motif 1: Simple rhythm
                • Others
                • Texture
                  • Others
                  • Bits of polyphony
                • Dynamics
                  • Minimal use
                • Only uses 'f' and 'p'
                  • Dynamics
                    • Minimal use
                • Instrumentation

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