Handel: And the Glory of the Lord - flashcard questions

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What are the four voice types?
Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
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What type of cadence does it finish with?
A plagal cadence (4 to 1)
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What is the key of this piece?
A major
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Name the 2 textures used:
Polyphony and Homophony
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Name a rhythmic feature used:
Hemiolas (from 3/4 to 2/4)
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Name a melodic feature used:
Melisma ("shall be revealed")
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What year was the piece written?
1741
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What is the tempo of the piece?
Mainly allegro
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What is the metre of this piece?
3/4
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What makes the piece joyful?
All major chords
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What is a pedal note and where is it used?
It is a repeated note, it is used in the 4th melody of "for the mouth of the lord"
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What instruments are used?
Strings, Brass, Timpani, Woodwind, SATB, Basso Continuo
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What is a basso continuo and what instruments form it?
It is the accompaniment part in Baroque music, the Cello, Double Bass and Organ play it
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Which type of cadences end the phrases throughout but not at the end?
Perfect cadences (5 to 1)
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What keys does the piece modulate to?
E major and B major
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What type of cadence does it finish with?

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A plagal cadence (4 to 1)

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What is the key of this piece?

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Name the 2 textures used:

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Name a rhythmic feature used:

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