Berlioz - Harold in Italy: movement III

Berlioz..:/ I think this is one of the hardest piece out of all :/

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  • Created on: 20-05-12 01:37
When was this piece composed?
1834
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What period is this piece in?
Romantic
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Is this piece a concerto or a symphony?
Symphony
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Who did Berlioz wrote the solo viola part to?
Paganini
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What does a Serenade mean?
A Song
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What does the idee fixe symbolises?
Harold
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Berloz uses unusual combination of instruments from the Romantic era symphony orchestra. What instruments did he omitt?
Trumpets, Cornets, Trombones, Percussion
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How did Berlioz simulates the sound of guitar?
Use of pizzcato on the strings
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In the final section the strings plays con sordini. What does that mean?
With mutes
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Where exactly does the idee fixe appears?
Serenade, bar 65, solo viola
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What is the overall texture of this piece?
Melody Dominated Homophony
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What is the overall structure of the piece?
Broadly Ternary
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What is the overall tonality of this piece?
C
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Cor anglis is a tranposing instrument. How much different does it sound to the written pitch?
Perfect 5th below
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What instrument plays the idee fixe in the Coda (Allegretto)?
Flute & Harp
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What is the overall metre of this piece?
Compound triple
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What rhythmic feature is used in the Saltarello section?
Saltarello dance rhythms with frequent dotted rhythms & stress on the second beat of the bar
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What rhythmic feature is used in the Serenade section?
Mixing 3/4 & 6/8
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What happens at bar 192-3?
Augmentation
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Maddy

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Number 16 is wrong it modulates to all of the keys, not just b flat major. My source? My edexcel revision guide:) **

SnowAngel

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That's why the answer is all above.....:)

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