Baroque Orchestra mainly dominated by strings
Oboes, Bassoons, Trumpets, Strings, Basso Continuo and Harpsichords.
Homophonic to bring ou the words 'And the Gloy of the Lord.'
2,3,4 part choral writing
Unison between the tonnors and basses.
Allegro- Maintains a fast pace throughout until the very end where it is Adagio after a general pause.
Simple triple time throughout (3/4)
Contains several hemiolas.
No set from- Based on different combinations of the 4 motifs.
Vocal Writing- Mostly syllabic. Melismatic 'revealed.'
Mostly primary triads (I, IV and V)
Regular cadences-Plagal in A Major at the end.
Mostly tonic or 1st inversion chords.
A Major- A joyful mood.
Modulates to related keys- E Major twice and B Major once.
Stepped/Terraced dynamics- Either loud or quiet.
Not many dynamics, mostly editorial.