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    • Handel  - And the Glory of the Lord
      • Written in 1741 - Baroque
      • Melody
        • Motif 1 is first sang by Altos. Motif 1 begins on a C.
        • Motif 2 is first sang by the tenors. It begins on an E.
        • Motif 3 is first sang by the altos. It begins on an E.
        • Motif 4 is first sang by tenors and basses. It begins on a A
        • The motifs use a mixture of syllabic and melismatic phrases.
      • Tonality and Harmony
        • A major but modulates to E major and B major
        • Diatonic harmony
        • Ends with plagal cadence.
      • Dynamics
        • Terraced
      • Instrumentation
        • SATB choir
        • Strings, continuo bass (played by cello, double bass, harpsichord or organ).
      • Texture
        • Mainly homophonic and contrapuntal
        • Short monophonic phrase
        • Some polyphony
        • Parts are imitated
      • Structure
        • Opens with a ritornello.
        • No set form but there are four main mortifs: 1.) And the Glory the Glory of the Lord.     2.) Shall be revealed.    3.) And all flesh shall see it together.   4.) For the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
      • Rhythm, Metre and Tempo
        • 3/4
        • Allegro
        • Contains hemiolas which makes it feel 2/4 rather than 3/4
    • Mozart - Symphony NO. 40 in G minor
      • Written in 1788 - classical
      • Texture
        • Mainly homophonic
        • Imitation in development section
        • Octave doubling
        • Question and answer in second subject
      • Structure
        • Sonata form
          • Exposition
            • 1st Subject
              • Played by strings first, a falling motif of quaver quaver crotchet
            • 2nd Subject
              • Played by strings and woodwind. Descending chromatic   melody
          • Development
            • Based on first subject  but is developed and fragmented
          • Recapitulation
            • First and second subject repeated both in G minor with some variation. Coda at the end, with a strong perfect cadence
      • Instrumentation
        • Orchestra: strings, woodwind, horns
          • Horns in two keys to cover more notes between them
      • Melody
        • Balanced eight bar phrases
        • Scalic phrases
      • Rhythm, Meter and Tempo
        • 4/4
        • Molto Allegro
        • Simple rhythms with some syncopation
      • Dynamics
        • First subject  is quiet, transition is lous, second subject begins quiet and gets louder. Recapitulation is similar to exposition
        • Development starts and ends loud but quiet in middle
          • Few crescendos and diminuendos. Sudden dynamic changes
      • Tonality and Harmony
        • G minor, Bb major. Development goes through the circle of fifths
        • Diatonic
        • Chromatic chords
    • Chopin - Prelude No. 15 in Db
      • Structure
        • Ternary
      • Texture
        • Mainly homophonic
        • Pedal note often doubled in octaves in B section
        • Short monophonic phrase in the coda
      • Melody
        • Lyrical in right hand in A section, decorated with acciaccatura and turns
        • Narrower range in B section, longer note values
      • Instrumentation
        • Piano
        • Uses sustain pedal
      • Rhythm, Metre and Tempo
        • 4/4
        • Septuplet and dectuplet
        • Legato
        • Rubato
      • Dynamics
        • pp-ff
        • Crescendos and diminuendos
      • Tonality and Harmony
        • Db major, C# minor (enharmonic minor)
        • Diatonic with chromaticism

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