- Trumpet has large range e.g. 2 octaves bar21 F# and bar 37 A
- Trombone has tricky leaps e.g. bar 30
- Trumpet is the main solo instrument with horn taking over in some places.
- 'Oom-Pah' accompaniment bars 40-45
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- Melody- Dominated homophony at beginning
- Some monophony e.g. bars 22-25
- Homorhythm last bar
- 'Oom-Pah' accompaniment
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- Extended Ternary (A, B, A2, A) with coda.
- Chromatic bridges.
- Sections defined by changes in Key and also tempo changes.
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- Fundamentally Tonal.
- Chromaticism weakens sense of key.
- Beginning G major
- Middle Eb major
- Bar 40 Bb major
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- Mainly functional and diatonic
- Seems less of these in the B section
- Bars 86-7 pedal Bb on trumpet
- Harmony outlined by broken chords
- Simple perfect cadences are transformed by discord.
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- Simple diatonic melodies e.g. bars 1-4
- Occasional large leaps
- Conjuct movement also found
- Some chromaticisms found in bridges
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Poulenc's Rhythms and Metre
- Mainly quavers and semi quavers
- use of Anacrusis
- Time signatures frequently change
- Speed changes, especially between sections.
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