Music Setwork Analysis

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GLORY OF THE LORD (BAROQUE ERA 1600-1750)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Key- A MAJOR
Tempo- ALLEGRO
Time signature- 3/4
Rhythm- LILTING
Motive 1:
opening movement
orchestral introduction is followed by motive 1 sung by altos and then motive 2 sung by
tenors followed by the basses
syllabic
Motive 2:
Sun by tenors, followed by the basses an then the sopranos
Use of sequence
"revealed"- melismatic
Motive 3
First heard altos.
Repetition of first 5 notes
Motive 4
Tenors and basses (unison)
Long notes, same pitch emphasise words
Long held note -Pedal note. Top of the texture (soprano ) called inverted pedal
Texture
Monophonic at start for clarity
Motives develops- polyphonic
Texture at cadences is homophonic
Melody
Entries are often staggered- the different parts come on one after another rather than
together
Use of imitation- overlapping melody

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Rhythm
Hemiola rhythm (2 bars in triple time)
Closes with plagal cadence
Instruments
Strings
Trumpets
Timpani
Organ
Harpsichord continuo
Oboes
Bassoons…read more

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ST MOVEMENT FROM SYMPHONY NO.…read more

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Instruments
Flute
Oboes
Clarinet
Bassoons
Horns
Violins
Cellos
Double basses…read more

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YIRI
KOKO
Key- G FLAT
Tempo- UNVARIED
Drum ostinati- PERSISTS THROUGHOUT MUSIC
Texture- POLYPHONIC
Pitch- CHANGE IN PITCH DETERMINES THE ACTUAL MEANING OF WORDS
Communication, festivals and celebration
Repetition, improvisation, polyphonic, call and response, cyclic structures, interpretation
melodies
From WEST Africa
Melodies- short and simple, repeated
Balaphone, vocal, flute, tam tam, maracas, dudun, djembe, talking drum
Descending phrases and recurring patterns
Strands
The Balaphone ostinati- produce a complex polyphonic texture
The drum ostinati- play relentenless one bar patter
Vocal line0 this is a simple pentatonic…read more

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THE ROMANTIC ERA (1800-1900)
Piano prelude No.15 op. 28
F.…read more

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RAG DESH
-tonic key is C
linked to monsoons
-night raga
-Hindustani tradition (northern India)
-sitar, table, sarangi, sarod, pakwaj, cymbals, bansuri, esraj and tambura
-melody: improvised from notes of the rag
-drone: supported drone of usually one or two notes provided by the tambura
-rhythm: repetitive, cyclic rhythm pattern played by table.…read more

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WHY DOES MY HEART FEEL SO BAD
Moby- Dance music
Time Signature: 4/40 four on the floor
Key: Am
Tempo: 98Bpm
Structure
Consists of 3, 8 bar chord sequence. 1 for section A, and, 2 for section B.…read more

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ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
(1909)
Tempo: SEHR RASCH (VERY FAST)
Structure: RONDO FORM (A B A C A)
Key: ATONAL
Dynamics- EXTREME
Expressionism: trying to get rid of music with strong structures
Features: Short, Atonal, Large Orchestra, Polyphonic
Hexachord- Group of 6 notes that create a musical motif
Compliment- the six semitones not used in the hexachord
Principal voice ( Hauptstimme) ­ the main melodic line
Secondary voice ( Nebenstimme) ­ the next melodic line
Motif A:
Sehr rasch
Burst of hexachord then slows down to rubato…read more

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Motif C:
Principle voice, cello solo
Ruhiger (calmer) to hetfig (passionate)
Texture is sparse, overlapping combinations of solo instruments
Delicate crystal before hitting with full orchestral hammer
Range from pp, individual crescendos to fff
A'
Rhythmic motif
Start with clarinets and strings
Layered and rhythmic motif until the full orchestra comes together for final climactic
chord
Crescendos quickly from pp to fff immediately dies away to nothing with tremolo
double bass chord,
Serialism
Using series of notes in a particular order to build a music…read more

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Daniel Hurst

only 9/12, but still great

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