Neo-classical features of poulenc

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  • Created by: sammilaw
  • Created on: 27-05-15 14:39
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  • Features of Poulenc which show it is neo-classical
    • MELODY
      • Broadly tonal and diatonic
    • HARMONY
      • Dissonance in note discords
      • Cadences not always on strong beats
    • STRUCTURE
      • Unbalanced ternary form
      • Outlined by changes in tempo
    • TONALITY
      • Weakening of keys due to dissonance
    • TEXTURE
    • RHYTHM & METRE
      • Changes in time signature
      • Performance markings
      • Rhythmic augmentation
      • Syncopation - influence of jazz
    • FORCES
      • Odd combination of instruments
      • Extreme ranges - virtuoso, with technology improved

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