And the Glory of the Lord

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Melody And the Glory of the Lord
4 main ideas, syllabic and melismatic
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Structure And the Glory of the Lord
A chorus in an Oratorio (the messiah)
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Tempo And the Glory of the Lord
Allegro (adagio towards the end), 3/4 (feels like it’s in 2/4)
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Dynamics And the Glory of the Lord
Terraced Dynamics
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Texture And the Glory of the Lord
Mainly homophonic (some polyphonic/contrapuntal sections)
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Date And the Glory of the Lord
1742 (Baroque Era)
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Tonality And the Glory of the Lord
A major (modulates to E and B major) The piece is Diatonic.
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Instrumentation And the Glory of the Lord
SATB choir, violin x2, Viola, Continuo Bass (Organ and harpsichord)
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Harmony And the Glory of the Lord
Perfect Cadence = V-I (ends the intro, Plagal Cadence= IV-I (finishes the piece)
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Rhythm And the Glory of the Lord
Syllabic and melismatic, Syncopation in ‘Shall be revealed’
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Extra info
Oratorio (acted out religious opera) consists of: o Recitative – tells the story where the rhythm of the words tend of imitate the rhythm of normal speech, Aria – solo vocal piece, o Chorus – Sung by the chorus usually with an SATB choir.
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