Chopin Prelude 15

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: chloe
  • Created on: 04-01-13 17:16
Chopin Full Name
Frédéric Chopin
1 of 23
The Pieces Nickname
Raindrop
2 of 23
Chopin Was A...
Virtuoso Pianist
3 of 23
Musical Period
Romantic Period (1825-1900)
4 of 23
Composed
1835-1838
5 of 23
A prelude is
is a short piece of music/brief opening. sets the mood of the piece and written for a solo instrument.
6 of 23
Structure?
Tenary Form (A,B,A)
7 of 23
Time Siganture
4/4 or C
8 of 23
Rhythm
Rubarto. Dotted Rhythm at start and septuplet
9 of 23
Tempo
no tempo marking.
10 of 23
smorzando
dying away
11 of 23
rubato
speeds up or slows down very slightly to make it more expressive
12 of 23
sostenuto
sustained note
13 of 23
Section A
melody in right hand. falling motif represents sadness
14 of 23
Section B
key is C# minor(tonic minor) melody in left hand (bass of piano)dark stormy mood
15 of 23
Section A(2ndtime)
key Dbmajor. smorzando(dying away)
16 of 23
Codetta
Db major ends in pp dynamics and perfect cadence
17 of 23
Instrumentation
solo piano
18 of 23
pedal note
one note being repeated throughout the piece
19 of 23
acciaccatura
crushed note
20 of 23
cantabile
the melody is played so that it 'sings out' on the piano an d uses a smooth sound(legato)
21 of 23
dynamics section a
pp pianonissmo
22 of 23
dynamics section b
ff/f fortissmo-forte
23 of 23

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

The Pieces Nickname

Back

Raindrop

Card 3

Front

Chopin Was A...

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Musical Period

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Composed

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

Samuel Richardson

A nice comprehensive set of flash cards to make sure you can remember a wide variety of knowledge on Chopin's Prelude. Use after a long revision session to see how much you can remember. 

Similar Music resources:

See all Music resources »See all Chopin resources »