Handel quick study music gcse

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rhythm and tempo
marked allegro (fast and lively), 3/4, regular on- beat crotchet rhythm, regular rhythm and pulse throughout, use of hemolia (3 crotchet to 2 crotchet) - changing the rhythm, keeping metre the same
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texture
mainly homophonic, some polyphonic/imitative passages, one monophonic passage sung by sopranos, some doubling of parts
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structre
4 main musical ideas with different words, ritornello (rit.) - always returns back to the 1st part
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instrumentation
SATB choir - mainly singing melodies, strings acc. - violin and viola, supported by continuo bass - group of instruments made up of cello and organ
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melody
1) syllabic, based on A major triad (and the glory) 2) mellismatic, descending sequence (shall be revealed) 3) part syllabic, part melismatic - based on repetition (and all flesh) 4) based on As and Bs (for the mouth)
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harmony
diatonic( all notes belong to the same scale) marked with perfect cadences and ends in a plagal cadence (5:1, 4:1)
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tonality
A major (happy, joyous), some modulations to dominant E and supertonic B
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dynamics
terraced dynamics, starts quietly and ends with a loud palagal cadence.
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mainly homophonic, some polyphonic/imitative passages, one monophonic passage sung by sopranos, some doubling of parts

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