AS VESTA WAS DESCENDING

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WHO COMPOSED 'AS VESTA WAS DESCENDING'?
THOMAS WEELKES
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HOW MANY VOICES SING THIS MADRIGAL?
SIX- SSATTB
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WHICH FAMOUS COLLECTION IS IT INCLUDED IN?
TRIUMPHES OF ORIANA, -edited by Thomas Morley
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How does Weelkes set the words 'ascending' and 'descending?
Running quavers, rising for ascending and falling for descending
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How is the text 'two by two'set?
for two voices- S2 and A
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How is the text 'three by three' set?
For 3 voices S2, T1 and B, followed by S1, A and T2.
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What happens on the words 'attended on by all'?
All 6 voices sing homophonically
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How are the words 'all alone' set?
They are sung by a solitary soprano
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HOW DO WE KNOW THIS MADRIGAL IS FROM THE SET TtRIUMPHES OF ORIANA'?
It ends with the refrain'Long live fair Oriana' in praise of Queen ElizabethI
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This madrigal ends with a refrain.How long is the refrain?
33 bars
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Name 3 musical devices which are found in the refrain
imitation, augmentation and pedal notes
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HOW MANY VOICES SING THIS MADRIGAL?

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SIX- SSATTB

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How does Weelkes set the words 'ascending' and 'descending?

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How is the text 'two by two'set?

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