AS Runyonland Mindmap

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  • Created on: 18-05-16 13:56
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  • Runyonland
    • Structure
      • Episode 1- bb.1- 12
      • Episode 2- bb.12- 28
      • Episode 3- bb. 29-46
      • Episode 4- bb. 47-52
      • Episode 5- bb. 53- 74
    • Instrumentation
      • Pit orchestra
      • Woodwind
      • Saxes
      • Brass
      • Kit
      • Percussion
      • String Bass
    • Texture
      • Light Opening
      • Heavier with Brass
      • Many Layers
      • Contrapuntal
      • Homophonic sections- bb. 53-60
    • Tonality
      • Home key- C Major
      • Modulations
        • D flat Major- b. 47
        • E flat Major- b. 65
    • Harmony
      • Chords
        • Major
        • Minor
        • Primary
        • Root position- b.29
        • First inversion- b.  6- G 7
        • Second Inversion- b.4
        • C Major- b. 29 beats 1 and 2
        • C Minor- b. 7
        • A flat 7- b. 46, also the opening begins with this chord
        • F9- b. 61
        • A9- b. 66
        • Added 6th (E flat 6)- b. 25
        • B flat 9- b. 5
    • Style
      • Music Hall/ Vaudeville
      • No conventional form
      • Fast and energetic/ wild and uncontrolled
      • Each episode introduces different characters
      • Bustling New York scene
    • Score indications
      • Split common time at beginning (2 pulse to the bar)
      • marc. (Marcato)- accented
      • glis. (Glissando)- Slide
      • sfz (sforzando- Sudden accent
    • Points of interest
      • Call and response- bb. 12 beats 3 and 4- 19
      • Vamping jazz accomp.- bb. 29- 61
      • Sequential ostinato bass rhythm- bb. 21- 24
      • Pedal- bb. 1- 4
      • Ostinato 2 note bass pattern- bb. 29- 45
      • Suspension- b. 12 beat 1
      • Cadences
        • Perfect- bb. 29, 47
        • Imperfect- b. 12
      • Glissani in Brass- b. 43, 44
      • Each episode has its own different rhythmic charcateristics and scoring
      • Richly scored, bright and exciting
      • Other themes featured include- 'Luck be a Lady Tonight', and 'Guys and Dolls'

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