Quartet Op.22: movement I - Webern

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  • Quartet Op. 22: movement I - Webern
    • Texture
      • Mainly monophonic with occasional two parts playing together in opening five bars
    • Tonality
      • Atonal
      • Based on 12 notes - C#, E, F, D, Eb, B, Bb, A, G#, F#, C natural, G natural.
    • Harmony
      • No harmony
      • When two or more notes sound together, they often cause a clash.
    • Melody
      • 5 semitones
      • melody lines fragmented
      • Klangfaben melodi- divided tune
    • Rhythm and Metre
      • Mainly in triple time
      • Time signature is constantly changing e.g. starts in 3/8 then changes to 5/8 in bar 3 then 4/8 in bar 4
      • Frequent rests make the music sound very fragmentary

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