Peripetie - Arnold Schoenberg

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  • Peripetie -Arnold Schoenberg (1909)
    • Large orchestra with unusual instruments.
      • Flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, trumpets, tuba, xylophone, tam tam.
    • Atonal - Expressionist
      • A - TUNE PASSED AROUND THE ORCHESTA.    VERY LOUD BUT DROPS TO pp IN BAR 6.
      • B - DIFFERENT RHYTHMS/ PARTS OVERLAP. THICK TEXTURE. STARTS QUIETLY BUT BUILDS UP
      • A (again) - HEXACHORD PLAYED BY HORNS
      • C - THIN TEXTURE / SOLO LINES. MOST IS CALM AND QUIET
      • A (variation of) - INSTRUMEN-TATION BUILDS UP UNTIL ALL PLAY A fff CHORD. FINISHES WITH pp chord.
    • Each motif is based on a hexachord.
      • (Set of six pitches)
      • 3 motifs - each have a different mood.
      • Imitation /  Diminution / Melodic Inversion.
    • Free Rondo.
      • Very Fast (sehr rasch)
      • Klangfarben -melodie
      • A B A C A

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