"And the Glory of the Lord" Handel

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  • Created on: 03-03-16 21:42
how is the joyful mood or 'affection' of this chorus achieved by Handel?
joyful words are sung with an allegro tempo with modulations to A major and E major - minor keys are avoided
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name three different types of musical texture that feature in this chorus.
homophony, Polyphony, Monophony
2 of 9
name the four voice parts that perform in this chorus.
soprano,alto,tenor,bass.
3 of 9
what instruments accompany the singers?
violins,viola,continuo bass.
4 of 9
how many different melodies are used by Handel in this movement?
4 - And the glory of the world, Shall be revealed, And all flesh, For the mouth
5 of 9
identify two ways in which the last three bars of the extracts (hat spoken it') are given a dramatic setting.
sung adagio, three beat rest before it
6 of 9
give bar numbers where you can hear: a) one voice part b)two voice parts c) three voice parts d) all four voice parts together
a) b11 b)b26 c)22 d)b35
7 of 9
in general how are the words set to the music?
mainly syllabic with some melismas
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how is the word revealed treated throughout the piece?
as a melisma
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name three different types of musical texture that feature in this chorus.

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homophony, Polyphony, Monophony

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name the four voice parts that perform in this chorus.

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what instruments accompany the singers?

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how many different melodies are used by Handel in this movement?

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