AoS1 questions- Handel

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  • Created on: 26-11-14 17:40
Give the dates of the Baroque period
1600-1750
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How do the dynamics change in Baroque music?
Suddenly, contrasting, no gradual change
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Continous bass line played by harpsichord/ organ and cello/double bass
Basso continuo
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Which baroque structure can be described as AABBAA?
Ternary
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In theme and variation what is the theme?
memorable tune
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turning the tune upside down?
melodic inversion
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playing the tune backwards
retrograde
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a short repeated pattern
ostinato
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An ornament with lots of tiny quick notes
trill
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An ornament that takes half the value of the following note
apoggiatura
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set pattern of notes starting off like a trill
mordent
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religious choral music
sacred music
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non religious choral music
secular
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solo vocal piece portraying emotions for main charcters of operas or oratorios
Aria
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a song that tells the story and moves it along. The rhythm of the words imitate rhythm of normal speech
Recitative
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sung by a SATB choir- in baroque times these were all male
Chorus
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When was Messiah written?
1741
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1st section of Messiah
prophecies about Jesus' birth
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2nd section of Messiah
Persecution and Crucifixion
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Last section of Messiah
Resurrection
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Where does 'ATGOTL' come in Messiah?
4th piece in 1st section
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Modulations in 'ATGOTL'
A major, E major, B major
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Becomes Adagio and has a plagual cadence- where is this in the piece and what does it do?
Last 4 bars- sounds finished
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How do the dynamics change in Baroque music?

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Suddenly, contrasting, no gradual change

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Continous bass line played by harpsichord/ organ and cello/double bass

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Which baroque structure can be described as AABBAA?

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In theme and variation what is the theme?

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