Star Wars

  • Created by: 16wrighte
  • Created on: 25-03-19 14:26
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  • Star Wars
    • Dynamics
      • Beginning:
        • Loud fanfare
          • Fortissimo
        • Rebel Blockaid Theme
          • High pitched piano
          • Coda (Ending)
            • Starts Fortissimo
            • Fades away to pianissimo
    • Rhythm or Tempo or Metre
      • Starts off as 4/4
        • Changes to 3/4
      • Ostinato's in fanfare
        • Beats per minute
          • Starts at 100
            • Changes to 160 in last 10 bars
      • Dotted rhythms
        • Syncopation
          • Ominous rhythms for effect
    • Structure
      • Ternary Form
        • A: Bars 4-11 B:Bars 12-20 A:Bars 21-29
        • Introduction from Bar 1-3
          • Fanfare : bars 1-3
            • Sky walker motif: bars 4-11
              • Contrasting quieter theme: Bars 12-20
                • Reprise of sky walker: 21-29
                  • Link section: bars 30-35
                    • Rebel Block aid runner theme: 36-38
                      • Link builds music: bars 39-41
                        • Dramatic march: bars 42-50
                          • Codetta and fade: bars 51-60
    • Melody
      • Conjunct and Disjunct melodies
        • Sequences build tension
          • Minor third movement
            • lots of double octave movement
      • 4th and 7th leaps in theme B
        • Arpeggios on triplets
    • Instrumentation
      • Full orchestra
        • Strong Brass
          • Strong percussion
            • large woodwind
              • Stings used but quietly
    • Texture
      • Mostly melody dominated homophony
      • lighter as music fades
      • Some imitation
    • Harmony
      • Very ambiguous key
        • creates mystery
      • Clear Bb major at beginning
        • Changes to Db major then Fb major
        • almost Atonal
          • Bi-tonal from 50-60
      • Parallel motion
        • Quartal harmony
      • some dissonance
      • all chords in root position

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