Concerto for Double String Orchestra by Tippett

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The piece was composed in this year
1938
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The piece is an example of this style
Neoclassicism
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The instrumentation of this piece
Two String Orchestras
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Intended for this skill level
Accomplished
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Used of this technique to reinforce chords in the coda
Double Stopping
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Use of this technique in bar 107
Sul Tasto
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Type of bowing used on strong beats in bar 99
Up bows
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Classical structure this work is based around
Sonata Form
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The tonal technique used to provide contrast
Tonal Ambiguity
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The expressions of the contrasting themes
Marcato and Expressivo
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Main texture of the piece
Polyphonic
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The use of substancial imitation from bar 221 creates this
Canon
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The number of parts used in the final tutti
Six
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The texture used betweeen the orchestras in bars 8-11
Antiphonic
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Type of movement useed at the end of the transition
Homorhythmic
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The types of scales used in this piece
Modes and pentatonic
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The broad term used to describe the tonality
In A
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Distant tonal areas explored in the development
C sharp minor and F minor
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Types of dissonances avoided
Aggressive
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Types of second intervals used
Major
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Chords used in bar 43 in root and first inversion
D major
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The use of thsi dissonance rejects functional harmony
False Relation
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Modes explored in the melody
Mixolydian and Lydian
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The type of movement in the melody
Conjunct and Disjunct
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Type of melodic device used leading to the recapitulation
Sequence
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Type of melodic development used after bar 8
Inversion
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Melodic technique used in bar 21
Ostinato
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Metre piece is notated as
Alla Breve
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Rhythm created by unequal beats
Additive Rhythm
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Rhythmic device used through use of ties in opening bars
Syncopation
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The technique used to alter the rhythm between bars 95 and 106
Augmentation
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Neoclassicism

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Intended for this skill level

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Used of this technique to reinforce chords in the coda

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