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Arnold Schoenberg- Peripetie
TEMPO/RHYTHM
STRUCTURE TONALITY
Marked "Sehr
Free Rondo form Atonal (no particular
rasch" which means
key)
Five sections very fast
Rhythm is
complicated and
DYNAMICS
fragmented
Wide range of
TEXTURE extreme dynamics INSTRUMENTIO
contrasting and ranging from N
polyphonic pianissimo to HUGE Orchestra!
fortissimo
HARMONY MELODY
Dissonance (clashing There is no obvious
notes) RELEASE melody
Hexachords (group of 6 D? The piece is gelled
notes) In 1909 together with melodic
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Steve Reich- Electric
Counterpoint
TEXTURE
Layered HARMONY
STRUCTURE
Repetitive Is static and does
Gradually develops in
Polyphonic not change very
complexity
often
DYNAMICS
RELEASED? Solo part fades in and TONALITY
In 1987 out through out the E minor &
piece C minor
MELODY Finishes fortissimo (hint: look at
Short patterns the title,
and riffs in Electric
INSTRUMENTATION
ostinato style Counterpoint)
One live guitarist
7 pre-recorded electric guitars
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Leonard Bernstein- Something's
Coming
TEXTURE
STRUCTU Thick texture due to the TEMPO
RE large orchestra Allegro
Intro Layered parts 176 bpm
Sec A
Sec B
Sec B1 DYNAMICS
Sec B2
Outro Begins softly
RELEASED
Forte in bars 21-39
TONALITY ?
D major 1957
MELODY
INSTRUMENTATIO
HARMONY Uses Jazz "blue"
N
Uses tritones to notes
Big orchestra
create a sense of The melody is
Lots of Latin
impending doom based on the
American
opening riff
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