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Background (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
This piece was written in 1742. It is a chorus from part of an Oratorio.
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Structure (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
The structure is ased around the 4 motifs but it starts with an introduction.
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Tonality (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
This piece is in A major which creates a happy feel. It also changes to the domiant E major.
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Tempo (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
Allegro - fast. Time signature is 3/4. Upbeat feel.
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Texture (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
Mainly Homophonic and Imitative. It can also be Polyphonic however.
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Melody (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
The piece is made up of 4 lines: 'And the glory of the Lord' 'And all flesh shall see it together' 'For the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it' 'Shall be revealed'
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Instrumentation (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
This piece uses a SATB choir accompanied by a string orchestra. Use of a Basso Continuo played by the Cello and Organ.
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Rhythmic Devices (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
Hemiolas are used to give a push feeling. The piece ends with a plagal cadence.
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Features of Baroque (Handel - 'And the Glory of the Lord')
Use of ornamentation. Repetitive patterns. Imitation is common.
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The structure is ased around the 4 motifs but it starts with an introduction.

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