Brief over view of AoS2

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composed in 1908

Atonal piece (no tone)

Rondo form

Hexachord (A group of 6 notes)

Klangfarbenmelodie (tone colour melodie)

Dynamics = big contrast

Chromaticism (music based on chromatic scale)

timbre is very important, uses a full orchestra

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Bernstein, 'somethings comming'

Music based on Romeo and Juliette

Wrritten in 1958

Structure: Intro, Section A, section B, section B1, section A1 Outro

Motfit of an interval of a tri tone G#-D

Use of rubato, changes tempo


Cross rhythms

5 woodwind players, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, 7 violines, 4 cellos, 2 double bases, Drum kit, 2 percussionists, piano, guitar

2 of 3

Reich: Electric counter point

Mimimilist piece Written in 1987

Structure - A 4 sub sections B 4 sub sections Coda

1 live guitar, 9 recorded guitars, backing track.

Texture is built of gradually

3/2 Fast

Guitar plays a resultant melody = mesmorising, Tonal ambiguity (key of piece is uncertain

Loop, cells uses

Phasing and repitition are key aspects

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nice compacted facts though:)

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