Doppelganger- Schubert

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  • Doppelganger
    • Tonality and Harmony
      • Key: Bminor
        • Modulates to D# minor in bars 47-50
          • Chord I of D# can be seen in bar 47
            • A Cx = 7th of D# in bar 48
              • Returns to B minor in bar 51
          • Tertiary modulation
          • Unrelated key
          • Verse 3
        • Opening stillness
          • Dynamics (pp)
          • Dominant Pedal/inner pedal of F#
            • Verse 1
              • 2 Bass Cleff= low pitch
          • 2 Bass Cleff= low pitch
          • Sehr Langsam verse 1
            • Accelerando b.43
          • Static chords
          • 2-bar short phrases and low-pitched melody
            • G is the highest note in the piece-b.41
          • Terror depicted
            • Dynamics-crescendo FFF
            • Dissonance in chords
            • Enters late, urgency
            • HIghest note F# in 1st climax
            • Falling octaves- overwhelmed
            • Bar 41- G-highest  note in the whole piece
      • Dominant Pedal/inner pedal of F#
        • Verse 1
        • Verse 2
          • Chromatic dissonance-bar 32 and 41
          • Static chords
          • 'Bare chords' I, Vb, Vc, V (Ib)
            • Opening stillness
              • Dynamics (pp)
              • Sehr Langsam verse 1
                • Accelerando b.43
              • 2-bar short phrases and low-pitched melody
                • G is the highest note in the piece-b.41
              • Terror depicted
                • Dynamics-crescendo FFF
                • Dissonance in chords
                • Enters late, urgency
                • HIghest note F# in 1st climax
                • Falling octaves- overwhelmed
                • Bar 41- G-highest  note in the whole piece
        • Functional Harmony
      • Melody
        • Ostinato in bar 1 and 31
        • Every bar starts and ends on an F#
          • Octave range in bars 31 and 32
          • Rising melody in b.31 returns to F# at 1st climax
            • Each bar starts on a D and goes to high F#
            • Verse 2
              • Each bar starts on a D and goes to high F#
          • Verse 3
            • Melody falls to the tonic
            • 4th chord in bass part is changed to C major in bar 59
            • Singer gradually breaks free of F# bar 41 (G)
          • Mainly syllabic with a melisma in bar 54-55
          • Vocal range of a 13th (B-G)
          • Descending Tonic triad
          • Turn is used at bar 21
            • 1st high point occurs at bar 31 'Overwhelmed by Pain'
              • Second high point occurs at bar 41 'My own face'
        • Rhythm and Metre
          • Slow triple time
            • Steady dotted minim chords in piano almost throughout
            • Dotted rhythms in vocal part
          • Structure
            • Three verses
            • Through-composed
            • Based on four - bar ostinato figure
          • Texture
            • Homophonic
            • Voice has main melodic interest
            • Piano-chordal and homothythmic
            • Four-part doubling in chords, 'Schatz'

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