Electric Counterpoint - Reich GCSE Music Revision

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1. How is a layering effect created in this piece?

  • By overlapping many different loops over an elongated period of time
  • By introducing all of the instruments together and slowly removing each instrument
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2. What is the main texture of this piece?

  • Monophonic
  • Polyphonic
  • Homophonic

3. What is the tempo of this piece?

  • Slow
  • Very fast
  • Quite fast

4. Reich moves from section A to section B by...

  • Modulation (key change)
  • Perfect cadence
  • Change of instrumentation

5. What does the bass guitar reinforce in this piece?

  • The time signature and the key
  • The resultant melody
  • The main melodic idea

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Samuel Richardson

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This simple quiz covers a nice selection of features on 'Electric Counterpoint'. Make sure you get full marks before moving on!

AmberHunt

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you can't fight the rules of minimalism, without the rules of minimalism!

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