Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, 3rd Movement

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  • Created on: 11-04-18 14:19

1. What are terraced dynamics?

  • Only soft when another instrument is soloing
  • Soft when texture is thin and loud when texture is thick
  • Always loud dynamics
  • Always loud dynamics, except when the harpsichord is playing
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2. Which of the following are uses of the harpsichord?

  • Providing dissonance in the harmony
  • Playing bass notes only
  • Directing the ensemble, soloing and part of the basso continuo
  • Only soloing

3. Describe the texture of this piece

  • Fugal and contrapuntal with elements of monophonic and homophonic
  • Contrapuntal, but with fugal moments
  • Almost entirely homophonic, but with elements of contrapuntal and heterophonic
  • Entirely fugal

4. What is figured bass?

  • A harpsichord playing a bass line and filling out improvised melodies
  • A bassist who really knows what they're doing
  • A bass line written with numbers which signal the chords to accompany the bass
  • An upright bass played with a bow

5. How is the concerto grosso split?

  • Two movements: Fast - slow
  • Three movements: Fast - slow - fast
  • Four movements: Fast - slow - uplifting - fast
  • Five movements: Fast - slow - violin solo - slow - fast

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