GCSE Edexcel Music Peripetie

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1912
First performed in the year ...
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Atonal
The tonality
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Serialism
Experimentalism technique where notes are based on a tone row
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Klangfarbenmelodie
Tone colour melody
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Ninety
This piece uses a large orchestra of _____ players
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Sudden changes
The meaning of 'Peripetie'
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Timbre
The main focus of the piece, rather than the melody
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Extremes
The pitch range and dynamics are at their ...
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Short fragmented motifs
The piece is based around...
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Inversion
Mirroring a tone row
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Retrogade
Playing a tone row backwards
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Retrogade inversion
Mirroring and tone row and playing is backwards
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Transposition
Taking a tone row and moving all the notes up or down a certain interval
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Sehr Rasch
Tempo of the piece
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Contrasts
There are lots of _____ in timbre, created using a rapid change in instrumentation
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Hauptstimme
Principle voice/part
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Nebenstimme
Secondary voice/part
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Divisi
Marking to show the dividing up of parts
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Pizzicato
Plucking strings rather than bowing
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Glissando
A slide
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Crescendo
Gradually get louder
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Mute
Something to change the timbre of an instrument
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Arco
Bowing strings rather than plucking
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Monophonic/Homophonic
There are occaisonal ________/_________ moments in the texture
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Polyphonic/Contrapuntal
The main texture of the piece
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Triplet
Three notes in the space of one
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Rit.
Slow down
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Etwas ruhiger
Somewhat calmer
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fff-ppp
Dynamic range
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Express.
The marking to show the musician that they need to play expressively
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Disjunct/angluar
The melodies can be described as...
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3/4, 4/4, 2/4
The three time signatures used in the piece
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Inversion and octave displacement
The motifs used in the piece are varied through ...
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Complex
This piece uses ______ rhythms
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Dissonant
The harmony can be described as...
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Hexatonic
Motifs using only six notes
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Staccato
Short and detached notes
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a 2
Only two people play
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Tutti
All play
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Hervor
Prominent
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fp
Dynamic marking used for expression and emphasising only certain notes
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Schallrichter hoch
Bell up (again, another change to timbre)
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Free rondo form
The structure of the piece
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Ruhiger
Calmer
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Deutlich
Clear
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Leicht
Lightly
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Heftig
Passionate
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Cymbals
The instrument that is told to create a tremolo with a cello bow
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Sextuplets
Six notes in the space of one
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+
The sign in the horn part which indicates for players to put their hand up the bell to stop the sound
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On bridge
Where the double bass is told to play the tremolo in order to create an unusual, screechy sound
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Card 2

Front

The tonality

Back

Atonal

Card 3

Front

Experimentalism technique where notes are based on a tone row

Back

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Card 4

Front

Tone colour melody

Back

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Card 5

Front

This piece uses a large orchestra of _____ players

Back

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