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Piece:
The
Lamb


Composer:
John
Tavener



Melody

Point
Bar
number


Bars
1-2
are
basis
for
every
up
to
bar


6
and
everything
in
soprano
part

thereafter

Systematic
inversions
and


retrogrades

Avoids
pitch
repetition


Works
with
7
pitches


Bar
1:

Bar
1

3
pitch
segment


with
free
melodic
inversions

Bar
2:…

Page 2

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2
part:


by
result
from
working
a
melodic


pattern
against
its
inversion,
with
one
or


two
unexpected
effects


e.g.
sounding
together
of
A
flat
and
F#


(dim
3rd)
in
cadence
of
bar
2
Bar
2

4
part
harmony
bars
is
more


conventional

4
part:


Use
triads
and
7th
chords

Double…

Page 3

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Longer
notes
ends
each
bar/line


7
syllable
lines,
have
6
quavers
and
1


crotchet

feeling
of
duple/quadruple
time

6
syllable
lines
have
6
quavers,
1
dotted


crotchet
and
1
crotchet

Rhythmic
augmentation
of
the
last
bar
of


each
verse

Verse
2:
last
4
bars
are
slower
than
in


verse
1…

Page 4

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Same
texture
(verse
1)



Structure

Point
Bar
number

Strophic


Poetic
structure


5
couplets
in
each
stanza


Couplet
1
­
has
2
similar
6
syllable
lines


Couplet
5
has
the
same
line
twice


2,3,4
are
rhyming
couplets
with
7


syllable
lines




A
=
couplet
1
=
first
2
bars


B
=…

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