Baroque Concerto Notes

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  • Created on: 15-01-20 17:29

Harmony & Tonality

Continuo- an accompaniment that fills harmonies and texture

Modulation- changes of key (tended to go to the dominant key or relative minor) 

Diatonic tonality in minor or major.

Form & Structure

Ritornello or a Fugue- Brisk and purposeful

Ternary form- Slow and song-like with dotted rhythms 

Ritornello or a Fugue- Fast and cheerful

Cadenza- a section towards the end of the first movement

Rhythm, Tempo & Metre

The three moevements have different tempos. Fast-Slow-Fast.



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