Handel-And the Glory of the Lord GCSE set piece

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  • Created by: Maddy
  • Created on: 06-05-11 12:18

Context of piece

  • And the Glory of the Lord was written in 1741 and is a Baroque choral piece.
  • And the Glory of the Lord is the fourth piece in the first section of "Messiah" and is called an Oratorio.
  • It is written for a SATB choir

Tonality

  • A Major ( modulates to Emajor twice and Bmajor once)

Structure

Based on 4 main Motifs

1) "And the glory, the glory of the lord" introduced by altos

Comments

Lizzy

this is helpful and succsinked (excuse my spelling ) thankyou very much maddy :)

jessie junior

we sang this in the choir at church :)

NicolasC

just one error on hemiola, it is a rhythmic device that only lasts for a bar or two. the way you wrote it, it sounds like this is how the whole piece is written which is incorrect, and you also spelled it wrong. but apart from that, accurate, concise, and helpful

Hayley

This is really useful thanks!! :)

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