AOS1 - Key words (Handel, Moazrt & Chopin)

Key words for all 3 set works in AOS1.

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Affection The mood of the piece of music.
It was normal for Baroque pieces to show one mood in one movement.
Diatonic Notes belonging to or literally 'of the key'
Homophonic Texture ­ melody + accompaniment.
Monophonic Texture ­ single melody line
Polyphonic Texture- two or more different melody lines
Oratorio Large-scale musical setting for chorus, soloists and orchestra.
Based around biblical text. E.g. The Messiah
Libretto The words of an opera or oratorio.
Dominant 5th note of the scale of key. Strongest note after the tonic.
And The Glory Of The Lord ­ Handle

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Sonata Form A structure made of 3 sections ­ Exposition, Developement,
Symphony Made up of 3 or 4 movements and designed for orchestras.
Sonata Form was normally used for the first and last
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Romanticism When the artist is more concerned with feeling than structure.
C. 1800-1900
Augmented 6th chord Chord with an augmented 6th ­ One semitone bigger
Diminished 7th chord Chord with a diminished 7th ­ One semitone smaller
Dominant 13th chord Chord V (5th - dominant) with the 13th note.…read more


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