bernstein quick study gcse music

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  • Created on: 28-05-15 11:10
texture of piece?
mainly homophonic, repeated riffs, short syncopated chords, repetition
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tonality?
d major , 2 contrasting sections in c major, song ends on flattened 7 - unfinished
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harmony?
use of tritone (tension) , jazz harmony, tonal harmony
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tempo, time signature and rhythm?
written in 3/4, feels like 6/8 (cross rhythms), goes to 2/4, accented off-beats give sense of anticipation, syncopation, push rhythms, fast song- sense of excitement
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texture?
mainly homophonic, repeated riff, short,syncopated chords, repetition
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melody?
syllabic, glissandar/portameto used
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dynamics?
starts to sing in pp, breathless, lots of crescendos, helps create impatient/ excited feel
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instrumentation?
solo tenor, woodwind, brass, percussion, strings, players double up, word painting (the air is humming), jazz elements
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structure?
intro (tritone, 3 beat ostinato, jazz harmonies), section A (quiet and syncopated, push rhythms) , Sect B (loud, strident theme, syncopated rhythms) Sect A1 (returns to sect A, back to tritone, lyrical and slow moving) Outro
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d major , 2 contrasting sections in c major, song ends on flattened 7 - unfinished

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