"Peripetie" Arnold Schoenberg MAD T-SHIRT

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KLANGPHARBENMELODIE - Where instruments are passed through different
M instruments from
FRAGMENTED ­ The melody was unnaturally broken up into smaller bits and played
around with separately
ANTIPHONY ­ A question-and-answer way of performing with many instruments and
fragmented motifs
SLURS/TIES ­ Allow hexachords to be subtly formed/ Soften longer notes
A ACCENTS
STACATO
- Add more effect/ expression/ produce louder more effective notes
EXTREAM ­ Change quickly from pppto fff / Sudden crescendos and diminuendos
D EXPRESSIVE ­ Links with serialism
Section B - Principle voice instrument is louder than the more calmed background
orchestra of part A part and the Klangpharbenmelodie of part c
VARIED
T THICK HOMOPHONIC/POLYPHONIC ­ In the full orchestral expressionistic outbursts
TRANSPARENT ­ When fragmentation occurs
LYRICAL PRINCABLE ­ At times an instrumental voice breaks out through a thin texture
LOOSE
S RONDO FORM
- Section A - very quick, extreme dynamic contrasts, fast rhythms, huge
crash at beginning.
- Section B - begins v quietly + immediate crescendo, very polyphonic,
busy texture. Frantic.
- Section C - alternates between calmer &passionate. Principal voice =
bassoon &cello. Sparse texture, overlapping solo instruments,
delicate, with some individual crescendos to fff.
ATONAL -Means the piece has no key because all notes are equal-
H EXPRESSIONISM/SERIALISM
HEXACHORDS ­ Made up of six notes- built on them
CHROMATIC-uses every note

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I Strings
Violins I, II
Brass
6 Horns
Percussion
Bass Drum
Woodwind
Piccolo
Violas 3 Trumpets Cymbals 3 Flutes
Violoncellos 4 Trombones Tam-tam 3 Oboes
Double Basses Tuba Xylophone Cor anglais
3 Clarinets
Bass Clarinet
3 Bassoons
Contrabassoon
Frequently used rhythmic devices ­ SYNCOPATION, COMPLEXITY, CROSS RHYTHMS
R Percussion instruments ­ Surprisingly NOT used for rhythm but timbre
Mainly 3/4 but changes a lot creating an unclear rhythm or the sense of no metre
Fast speed sehr rasch
T 100-108 bpm
Tempo varies…read more

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