Stravinsky- "Symphony of Psalms: movement III" Notes

This is all the major points for the categories of:

  • Resources
  • Structure
  • Texture
  • Tonality
  • Harmony
  • Melody
  • Rhythm and Metre

For this set work. There is also some background info as well:)

For each point, if there needs be, I have also put examples like bar numbers next to them.

Relative? Means whether you can include this point in the 10 marker essay, eg whether or not this is a Romantic feature. I have put REL next to the background info if that is relevant as well.

I hope this helps x

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  • Created by: Mika
  • Created on: 27-04-14 20:51

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Composed 1930 REL
For the Boston Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary celebrations REL
The style of the piece isn't easy to classify; it has elements of neoclassicism which is synthesised with
other 20th century elements which Stravinsky does in his own way.
Point Example Rel?
Resources -Large orchestra with no higher…

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Rhythm -Static, slow tempo in minums and crotchets Opening
and Metre -Rhythmic with repeated quavers and walking bass line in 2nd section
crotchets
-Syncopation -b32
-Triplet quavers -b41-51
-Occasional changes to time signature

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