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Mozart Debussy Poulenc Reich
Melody Scales, Whole Tone, Essentially Hexatonic, short
Arpeggios, 4+4 pentatonic and Classical but with falling motif. Live
phrases, periodic chromatic scales. quirky clarinet expands
phrasing, regular Irregular irregularities upon motif.
cadences. phrasing. regular phrasing
Few obvious interrupted by
Harmony Based on chords Uses lots of Partially standard Hexatonic often
of the key used. chromatic chords. classical, partially dissonant but in a
Mainly I-IV-V in Lots of advanced diatonic vain.
classical usage. extensions such Romanitc. Blurred
st th th
Mostly root or 1 as 7 's 9 's 13's. Occasionally harmonies. Odd
inversion. Only Often parallel simply quirky. clarinets by
use of dissonance written. But Strange clarinets chords.
comes in colouristic juxtaposition,
frequent 7th harmony non very chromatic
chords and resolved coda.
German 6th b.80. dissonance
Circle of 5ths throughought
used. Italian 6 half dim chords.
also. Pedal notes.
harmonies Bar 30
Tonality Sonata form Overall key of E G major, Eb Modal. E maj
tonality clear major, but few major, Bb major Lydian.
shift to dominant cadences to back to G major.
- rotated keys, make it clear. Mostly functional.
tonic return fully Central Bb major A few
prepared. return not unexpected
prepared to E. leaps, including
Never feels major -> minor.
Timbre Piano "Small" orch in no Brass Trio All Clarinets
heavy brass, no
lots of large
divisi and solo
Texture Melody Monophonic, Mel Dom Hom, Largely
Dominated sparse. Polyphonic, Polyphonic,
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