Purcell movement 3

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  • Purcell movement 3
    • Style
      • Gigue
        • Features
          • 3/8
          • D major
          • Binary structure
          • Imitative texture
          • Easily memorable and conjunct melody
    • Rhythm
      • Regular rhythm which emphasises strong beats of the bar
    • Harmony
      • Harmonic rhythm, 1 chord every bar in first section of movement
      • Perfect cadence (bar 25)
      • Imprefect cadence (bar 51)
    • Melody
      • Violas imitate the subject an octave lower (bar 3)
      • Bar 5 2nd violins imitate a dominant 5th higher than violas
      • Trumpet pares down opening motif into 3 note descending triadic figure (Bars 16-24)
      • Inverted melody (bars 33-40)
        • Entry by 2nd violins only after 1 bar this time
      • Trumpet repeats the inverted shape (bar 46)
    • Texture
      • Antiphony (bars 16-24)
      • Homorhythmic string parts (bars 16-24)
      • Antiphony (bars 65-80)

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