Brandenburg Concerto - GCSE Music Set Work - Question Cards

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What musical period was in 1721?
Baroque
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Each Brandenburg Concerto is written for a group of soloists accompanied by a small orchestra. What is the name for this?
Concerto Grosso
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Name the 3 Solo instruments in Brandenburg Concerto.
Flute, Harpsichord, Violin
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What is 'ripeno'?
The orchestra or accompanying parts
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Describe 2 musical features typical of a gigue.
Fast speed, compound time/triplets.
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Name one bass and one chordal instrument that might play a basso continuo.
Bass: cello, double bass, violone, bassoon. Chordal: Harpsichord, organ, lute.
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Explain what is meant by realising the figured bass.
Improvising an accompaniment using chords based on the given figures
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Identify the structure and texture in the last movement.
Structure is ternary form, texture is contrapuntal and polyphonic.
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Name the key that is the relative minor of D major
B minor
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The key of F# minor is the ______ of B minor.
Dominant
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What is the name for a passage of music in which imitative entries occur more closely than previously?
Stretto
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Name 2 types of ornamentation that occurs in the last movement.
Trill and appoggiatura
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What is meant by diatonic?
Belonging to the current key.
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Each Brandenburg Concerto is written for a group of soloists accompanied by a small orchestra. What is the name for this?

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Concerto Grosso

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Name the 3 Solo instruments in Brandenburg Concerto.

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What is 'ripeno'?

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Describe 2 musical features typical of a gigue.

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