"And the Glory of the Lord" George Frideric Handel MAD T-SHIRT

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STRETTO- The vocal parts overlap the original concepts and ideas
M SEQUENCE- The melodic and harmonic patterns repeated at different pitches with a key
Melody 1- A major triad followed by an ascending SCALIC melody, SYLLABIC* (each
syllable has a different note) (11)'And the Glory, the glory of the lord'
Melody 2- Scalic, descending sequence, using MELISMATIC *variation in pitch during
one syllable (17) 'Shall be revealed'
Melody 3- repeated descending SCALE (3 notes) (47) 'And all flesh shall see it
together' Melody 4- ling MONOTONE repeated notes (low, sustained)(51)'For the
mouth of the
lord hath spoken it'
Melody 1+4- SYLLABIC*
A Melody 2+3- MELISMATIC*
WORD SETTING- Important lyrics emphasised by being placed on the first note of a bar
or as a higher pitched/louder note
TERRACED- one dynamic level fits one section/ phrase
D VARIED- the texture and pitch range effects the dynamics of the piece naturally
MONOPHONY- Introduces the piece allows the idea to be clear initially
T HOMOPHONY- emphasises the original idea through word painting
POLYPHONY- when imitating an idea in a development of imitation
the use of stretto makes the texture feel thicker when they overlap
this makes it thicker by doubling parts
1st SECTION- development of ideas 1 and 2
S 2nd SECTION- development of ideas 3 and 4
3rd SECTION- development of all 4 ideas together
4th SECTION- recapitulation of all ideas with some development.
H MODULATIONS- first to E major then to B major then back to the tonic
PLAGAL cadence- used to modulate to E major first time
Minor chords- are used but not very often mainly based around major
I Second violin
Cello continuo
OBOES/BASSOONS- sometimes doubles the string/cello continuo parts
METER- 3/4- makes the piece feel dance like
R SYCOPATION?- NO but dotted melodies give the feel of syncopation
HEMIOLA- sounds like the music can be in 2 / 4 at times
ALLEGRO (fast moving) throughout
T At very end changes to ADAGIO (slow) to finish off the piece


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