And the Glory of the Lord

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Which year was 'And the Glory of the Lord' written?
1741
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Where does 'And the Glory of the Lord' come from?
An oratorio
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Where would this peice usually be performed?
In a concert hall or theatre
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PERFORMING FORCES- What is the chior made up of?
Sopranos, altos, tenors and basses
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PERFORMING FORCES- What is the chior usually accompanied by?
Strings and Ccontinuo bass (Cello and double bass)
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PERFORMING FORCES- What does the orchestrea often do with the vocal lines?
It doubles the vocal lines
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STRUCTURE- What does the work start with?
An orchestral introduction called a ritornello
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STRUCTURE- What is this piece based on?
Different combinations of 4 motifs
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MELODY-Who sings the first motif and what key is it in?
Altos and A major
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MELODY- What does motif two use on the word 'revealed'?
A decscending sequence and a melisma
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MELODY- Who sings motif 3 and what does it repeate twice?
Altos, and a shortdescending figure from A to E
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MELODY- Who sings motif 4 and what does it sound like?
Sung by tenors and bases and sounds like a solemn
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R, M, T- What type of metre does this peice have?
A dance-like 3/4 metre
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R, M, T- Which tempo does it remain throughout and change to at the end?
It remains a fast, allegro tempo and changes to an adagio tempo at end
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R, M, T- What happens in dars 9-10?
A hemiola
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T & H- What does this peice modulate to?
A major, to the dominant (E major) and the supertonic (B major)
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T & H- What cadance does the piece end on?
A plagal cadance
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T & H- What is the harmony like?
Diatonic
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TEXTURE- What does the texture modulate between?
Homophoniccontrapuntal and monophonic
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TEXTURE- What does handel use in bar 17?
Imitation
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WORD SETTING- What are the two types of word setting in this work?
Syllabic and melismatic
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