Pavan & Galliard - Holborne

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  • Pavan & Galliard - Holborne
    • Rhythm & Metre
      • Pavan - Duple time, slow tempo
      • Galliard - Triple time, lively tempo
      • Frequent dotted crotchets - Galliard
      • Off-beat entries produce cross rhythms - Galliard bar 1, part 4
      • Hemiola-like rhythm - Galliard bar 14-15
    • Melody
      • Largely conjunct in all parts
      • Leaps are never wider than a perfect 5th other than then occasional 8ve
      • Range for each part is narrow, 9th in Pavan, 7th in Galliard
      • No melodic links but Galliard features some echoes of the Pavan
    • Harmony
      • Mainly uses root & first inversion chords
      • Tonic pedal - Bar 1
      • Circle of 5ths
      • 4-3 Suspension in Pavan
      • Some chords missing 3rds
    • Tonality
      • P Strain 1 - Dmajor with brief modulations
      • P Strain 2 - G-D-Am-A-Em-D-A
      • Each strain concludes with a perfect cadence - P
      • G Strain 1 - D Dorian Mode
    • Performing Forces
      • Originally intended for a whole consort of 5 instruments
    • Structure
      • Tri-partite structure
      • Pavan
        • Strain 1 16bars
        • Strain 2 17bars
        • Strain 3 26bars
      • Galliard
        • All strains 8 bars long
    • Texture
      • 5-part polyphonic
      • Some imitation between parts
      • Crossing of parts - Bar 35-36/41-42 of Pavan

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