Texture and Resources points for Long Essay Set Works

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Sweelink's Pavana Lachrimae

RESOURCES

  • Idiomatic keyboard style
  • Uses a harpsichord (single-manual)
  • A 3 Octave range is used as top notes used in climax

TEXTURE

  • There is free counterpoint in bars 1-4
  • There is imitation of the melody in inner parts: bars 5-8
  • In bars 39-41 there is dialouge and antiphony
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Schumann's Kinderscenen 1,3 and 11

RESOURCES

  • Idiomatic writing for piano (keyboard)
  • the sustain pedal is used 
  • In No.1 they shared layers

TEXTURES

  • Melody dominated homophony
  • Stride bass in used in no.3 
  • no.1 and 3 have 3 parts
  • no.11 the melody shifts from left to right hand.
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Webern's Quartet Movement 1

RESOURCES

  • Unusual selection of instruments
  • Lots of performance techniques used e.g. pizz, mutes and spread chords
  • Isolated notes-pointalist
  • Wide range with non-idiomatic writing

TEXTURES

  • Contrapuntal/polyphony
  • Mirror canons
  • Texture intensifies at the climax with 5 overlapping parts playing
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Debussy's Pour le Piano-Sarabande

RESOURCES

  • The overall piece has a big range, changing clefs throughout the piece
  • for the piano 
  • In Bar 19 the chords are non-idiomatc for the piano

TEXTURES

  • Parallel chords are used (Bar 11-12)
  • Homophonic texture 
  • Homorhythm is also used
  • meldoy dom. homophony
  • Thick texture is used
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Beethoven's Septet in Eb movement 1

RESOURCES

  • Unusual set of instruments used
  • Name the instruments
  • Ornamentationis used throughout

TEXTURES

  • Monophony
  • Melody dominated homophony
  • Antiphony dialouge between the strings and woodwind (bars 47 onwards)
  • Tonic pedal on Bb at bar 140
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Ellington and Wiley's Black Tan Fantasy

RESOURCES

  • The trombone does slides as a technique. Vibrato and pitch bends also used
  • Name the instruments playing
  • Articulation is used also such as staccato etc.
  • Growl sound is created by the trumpet

TEXTURES

  • Melody dominated homophony
  • Piano solo is monophony and has no accompaniement
  • Low sustained chords are used for accompaniement
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Bach's Brandenburg Concerto

RESOURCES

  • Name instruments being used and their purpose
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TEXTURES

  • Monophony when there is solos e.g. the violin solo
  • d
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