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    • Beethoven Septet
      • bar 1 homophonic chords
      • bar 2 solo violin = monophonic
      • Mainly melody dominated homophony
      • Homorhythm e.g. bars 50-53 and bars 86-97
      • Octaves in clarinet and bassoon (b128) and 6ths (b140) and start of development)
      • Pedal notes add stability to texture.
    • Schumann Kinderscenen
      • No.1
        • In section A = 3 textral layers - upper melody, inner quaver triplets and independant Bass line.
        • B section (b9-14) Melody in Thirds with Bass countermelody
      • No.3
        • Right Hand melody with 'stride bass' accompaniment in Bass
          • Except Open 5th double pedal bar 13-15 and sustained chord with inner ascending scale bar 15.
      • No. 11
        • Opening = 3 part counterpoint
        • By bar 4 independant parts have emerged
        • B section - Bass melody off beat chords accompaniment above.
        • C section - 3 contrasting elements - semiquavers in 6ths, single bass notes and full 5 part chords
        • Bar 25-28 - Melody dominated homophony with 'stride like' accompaniment.
    • Debussy Sarabande
      • Homorhythm/ Chordal writing (eg bar 1)
        • Use of 'Parallelism' eg bar 1 (except bass 3rd note of A)
      • Some Melody Dominated homophony eg bar 9-12 and bar 42-45
      • Some 6 note chords (beginning), some 4 note chords (b11-12) and some 8 note (b35-41)
      • 3 short octave passages provide contrast eg b5-6, b20-22, b66.
    • Sweelinck Pavana Lachrimae
      • Mostly in 4 parts similar to 4 part vaocal writing
      • essentially homophonic
      • Use of Imitation e.g. bar 42-45
      • Voice Leading - the top line running seamlessly into the bass and back again e.g.bar 17-19
      • Bar 39-41 - Run in parallel 3rds or 6ths in paired parts
    • Bach Concerto no. 4 in G major
      • Textural Contrast between the soloist/ solo group and ripieno
      • Homophony vs. Counterpoint
        • E.G Bars 1-83
          • Bar 1-12 = Melody dominated homophony, Bar 13-19 typical continuo homophony, bar 35-42 = counterpoint
      • Anitohony between Violin andflutes in closing theme
      • Parallel 3rds and 6ths e.g. flutes bar 35-42 or violin and bass bars 20-22

Comments

Harriet

I know this is missing two set works (Webern and Duke Ellington)!! but hope what is here helps :)

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