- St Marks Church in Venice.
- He developed the polychoral style.
- This would have been played in an important section of the service.
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- This piece is through-composed, meaning it has no formal structure.
- There is an influence of Renaissance Sacred music such as the Motet.
- The modulations form the sections.
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- This piece is polychoral.
- Antiphony is an important textural feature.
- This piee is polyphonic/contrapuntal.
- There are occasional homophonic sections.
- Imitation is a key technique.
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- Typical Renaissance instruments
- Cornett, Sackbutts, Violin.
- Not a totally idiomatic instrumental style.
- Influenced by vocal styles.
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- G dorian mode.
- Cadences on a different degreeof the mode make the tonality unstable.
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- Root and first inversion chords.
- Perfect, Plagal and Phrygian cadences.
- Tierce de picadie
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- Small range
- Often conjunct
- Octave leap is the largest leap.
- 4ths and 5ths are common.
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Rhythm and Metre
- Only a few different note lengths.
- Last section uses shorter notes.
- Syncopation is key.
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