Vivaldi Concerto in D mov. 3 and 4

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  • Created on: 24-04-18 19:35
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  • Vivaldi mov 3 and 4
    • Movement 4
      • Texture
        • Begins with imitation
        • Melody dominated homophony
      • Melody
        • Resultant melody at begining from 2 solo violins
          • Ascending sequence
        • Some virtuosic solo passages
          • Begins with a cello one, then 2 more violin ones
            • The 1st violin solo passage is the cello passage played up a 5th
      • Rhythm and Meter
        • Begins with an anacrusis
        • Semiquaver solo passages
      • Harmony and tonality
        • Chain of suspensions in the final tutti passage
        • Chromatically descending bassline
          • bar 4
        • Circle of 5th in bar 7
          • LINK back to mov 1
        • Perfect cadence at the end (surprise surprise)
        • D minor
      • Structure
        • Begins with imitation wile 1st mov.
        • Solo and tutti sections alternate
        • Ends with a 6 bar tutti
    • Movement 3
      • Texture
        • Melody dominated homophony
        • Accompaniment very similar to that halfway through 4th movement
          • Viola bass line for middle section
          • Unison continuous quavers
      • Melody
        • Mainly conjunct with some leaps
        • Chromatic notes added
        • More room for soloist to improvise
        • Ornamented (baroque feature)
          • LINK to Telemann viola concerto who uses extra ornaments to display virtuoso
      • Rhythm and meter
        • Compound quadruple time (12/8)
        • Siciliano rhythm
          • dance
          • LINK to Corelli's Christmas concerto (last mov.)
      • Harmony and Tonality
        • Moves to the most remote/wild keys in the piece
          • e.g. Fminor
          • Still begins and ends in D minor
        • Use of chromatic harmony
          • Dim 7 chord used b1
      • Structure
        • Begins and ends with a tutti passage
        • Middle section is just extended violin solo

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