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Which instruments play the basso continuo in Handel?
Cello and Double bass
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What is the time signiture of Handel?
3/4- Triple meter
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Where is Handel's piece come from?
Messiah Oritorio
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What does the hemiola do in Handel's piece?
It changes the time signiture from 3/4 to 2/4
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What gives the piece it's joyus mood?
Allegro tempo. 3/4 dance meter, Major key
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What does Handels piece modulate to and from?
E major and B major
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What does SABT choir stand for?
Saprano, alto,tennor, bass
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Which vocals enter first?
Male Alto
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Which cadences are used?
Perfect and Plagal- Piece ends on a plagal cadence
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What is the texture of Handels piece overall?
Homophonic
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What year was Handels piece composed in?
1742
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What year was Mozarts piece composed in?
1788
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What are the three sections of Mozarts piece?
Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
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What makes the orchestra different?
No timpani or trumpets
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What does Anacrusis mean?
Upbeat
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What form is the piece?
Sonata Form
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What is the key of the different sections?
BFG- Bb major in 2nd Exposition F# major in the develpoment and G minor in the recapitulation. Circle of fifths during the recapitulation
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What do the sections have in common?
Balenced phrases and structure
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What period is Mozart from?
The Classical period
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What is the tempo of each four movements?
1st movement: Allegro 2nd movement: Slow 3rd movement:minute 4th movement:allegro
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What is the texture?
Mainly homophonic parts are doubled at octaves
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What year was Chopins piece?
1839
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Why is it nicknames raindrop prelude?
Because of the decending motif at the beginning of the piece
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What is the form?
Binary form
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What are the two sections key signitures?
A=Db major modulates to dominant (Ab major) and relative minor (Bb minor) B=C#minor
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In part A which hand has the main melody?
Lyrical melody in right hand-ornamented
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In part B which hand has the main melody?
Left hand- narrow range and moves in an ascending sequence
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What plays throughout?
Sustained Dominant Pedal throughout
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What does part A do?
It plays the middle range
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What does part B do?
Explores the bass register, sustained pedal frequently used-upper register not used.
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What is the texturen of Mozarts piece?
Homophonic throughout sectipon B more cordal.
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How many symphonys did Mozart compose?
41
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Which instruments are used?
flute, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, violins,violas and double basses
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spelling and facts are appalling, not helpful at all in my opinion

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