Prelude & Fugue - Shostakovich

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  • Prelude & Fugue - Shostakovich
    • Rhythm & Metre
      • Rhythmic Displacement - Bar 7
      • Syncopation - Bar 17
      • P - Compound quadruple, then compound triple - Bar 25-28
      • F - Cut common
      • Contrapuntal - Bar 11
    • Melody
      • Counterpoint between LH & RH - Prelude
      • Dotted crotchet figure - Bar 3 Prelude
      • Fragmented melody - Bar 25
      • Arpeggiated - Bar 1-4 Fugue
    • Harmony
      • Chromaticism - Bar 15
      • I pedal - Bar 1 Prelude
      • Suspension - Bar 16-17 Prelude
      • Omitted 3rds - Bar 22 & 27
    • Tonality
      • Chromatic - Bar 13-15 Prelude
      • Functional with some ambiguity - Bar 10 Prelude
      • Both begin in A major
      • A maj established at Bar 9 in Fugue
    • Performing Forces
      • 1950 - 51
      • Created 24 Preludes & Fugues
      • Commemorated the 200th anniversary of Bach's death
      • Grade 8 Standard piece
    • Structure
      • Prelude
        • A Bar 1-12
        • B Bar 13-22
        • A1 Bar 23-end
      • Fugue
        • A Bar 1-40
        • B Bar 41-61
        • A1 Bar 62-end
      • Ternary form
    • Texture
      • MDH - Prelude Bar 1
      • Homophonic 4 part  - Bar 21-22
      • Contrapuntal - Bar 11 Fugue
        • Subject in Bass
        • Counter subject - Top part
        • Answer - Quavers
      • Monophony - Beginning of Fugue

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