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GCSEMusicTargets­AllSetWorks


SW1­`AndtheGloryoftheLord'byHandel

· Attheendofthepiece,theorchestradoublesthechoirparts
· `Revealed'ismelismatic,animitationandasequence
· Themelodyof`Forthemouthofthelordhathspokenit'comprisesofmainlydottedminims
andminims,aswellassmallvocalrange,repetitionandsyllabic.
· Thesenotesstandoutduetotheirlongnotevaluesandincreaseddynamics.
· Afterthefirsthomophonicsectionstating`AndtheGloryoftheLordshallberevealed'
modulatestoEmajorfromAmajor(whichisthedominant)
· Mainlyhomophonicorpolyphonicthroughoutwithlotsofvoicepartsandinstruments
doubling
· Justbeforevocalsenter,ahemiola(soundslikedifferenttimesignature)isheard
· Ritornella=alittlereturn
· `Andallfleshshallseeittogether'isintroducedbythealtosandimitatedbythetenorsa
fifthlower
· Composedin18thcentury­1742firstperformed
· `AndthegloryoftheLord'endswithaperfectcadence
· `Andallfleshshallseeittogether'aswellas`Forthemouthofthelord'endswithaplagal
cadencewhenfirstheard
· Ideafourisfirstintroducedbythetenorsandbasses
· Oftenlowervocalpartsusemoredisjunctphrases

SW2­`SymphonyNo.40inGminor'byMozart

· Readquestion­isitaskingforafeatureintheextract?
· Inrecapitulationflute,clarinetandbassoonplay1stsubjectmotif.
· PieceendsinahomophonictexturewiththeharmonybasedonchordsIandV,endingwith
aperfectcadenceinGminor.
· FirsttimesecondsubjectinBbMajor,playsF,Enat,Eflat,secondtimeplaysG,FSharp,F,
Enat,Eflat
· Endswithfouremphaticfullstopchords
· Cadenceatendoffirstsubjectisimperfect;endofsecondsubjectisperfect…

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SW4­`Peripetie'bySchoenberg

· ThreeinstrumentsthatplaythehauptstimmeinsectionBandA1includehorn,cello,
trombone
· DynamicsatendincludecrescendotoFFFthenimmediatelytopp.
· Ambiguousmetreusedthroughout
· Timesignatureatstartis¾
· Hauptstimmeistheprincipalvoice
· Hexachord:groupofsixnotesfrom12availablesemitones­sixsemitonesnotusedarethe
complement.
· Contrapuntaltexturesusedandrangeutilisedtomaximum
· Tempostructuresthemusic
· Shortmotifs
· Klangfarbenmelodie=importanceoftimbre

SW5­`SomethingsComing'byBernstein

· Basspartison1stand3rdbeatwithC,G,C,G
· `Theairishumming...'isquieter,widerrangeofnotes,triplets,crossrhythms,highestpart
oftenorvocalrange.
· Songendswithalongnoteandalackofcadence.
· Thewordtonightissungwiththeintervalofaperfectfifth.
· Afterthisitisrepeatedbythefluteandoboe(theinterval).
· Pushrhythmsanticipatethebeat
· TheAsectionisinDmajor,whilsttheBsectionisinCmajorandsometimesbitonalwithG
major
· Structure:intro,A,B,B1,A1,Outro
· Musiccomposedin1958
· Fast­bpmis176crotchets
· `Couldbe'=perfectfourth
· Notmotif,butRIFF…

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· Vocalslide=glissando
· Bars13=plucking,bars47=strumming
· HarmonyofopeningvocalsismodaltoE(tonic).Dependantonchordalpattern.
· ChordisambiguousatbeginningduetoFM7ANDGM7chords,aswellasthefactitisjusta
seriesofchords.
· TheprechorusutilisesmainlyEdorian.
· BuckleyreachesthetopGofasopranorange=virtuosictechnique
· Whensayingyoulike/dislikeaneffect,stateit'seffectonthesoundofthemusic.

SW9­`Whydoesmyheartfeelsobad?'byMoby

· Theextractwheremostinstrumentsdropoutiscalledbreakdown.
· Studioeffectsincludeecho,reverb,EQ,digitaldelayandcompression.
· Weknowthedrumsareprogrammedduetoitselectronicsound/mechanicalsound.
· Asubbasshasanextremelylowsoundthatisloud.Itisfeltmorethanheard.
· Samplesfroma1953gospelchoir.
· Thisstyleofmusic,isdance,downtempoandambient.
· ChordsusedareCandAminorinfirstsectionofB(Bx).
· Thestringsandpianoplayacountermelody.

SW10­`SkyeWaulkingSong'byCapercaillie

· ChordsareCmaj,Gmaj,Emin/Cmaj,Gmaj
· Fusionduetogaelicfolkfeaturesincludingcallandresponse,pentatonicmelodiesand
relationtowaulking.
· Instrumentalpartfeaturesuilleannpipes,fiddleandaccordion.
· Thetextureisoftenheterophonic.
· Nodynamicmarkingsonscore.
· VocalpartispentatonicstartingonE.Generallyambiguous.
· ContrapuntaloftenbetweenWurlitzerpianoandbouzouki.

SW11­`RagDesh'byAnoushkaShankar(sitar),ChiranjiLalTanwar(vocal),BenjyWertheimer
(esrajandtabla)andSteveGorn(bansuri)…

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