Hard by a Crystal Fountain- T. Morley

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Hard by a Crystal Fountain is a parody of a madrigal by ?
CROCE
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How would you describe the form of this madrigal?
It is through composed
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How many voices is Hard by a Crystal Fountain scored for?
Six voices-SSATTB
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Give some examples of word painting
Morley uses suspensions at 'sleepingh' and 'stilled'. He writes long notes and a dominant pedal in the bass for the refrain 'Long live.'
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What key is this madrigal in? Does he modulate? If so, to which keys?
Tonic is F major, he modulates to C, Bb and G---wider range thsan Croce!
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Give examples of tierce de picardies and juxtaposed major/minor 3rds at the cadences.
'Chirped' in the alto line and 'upon' in the S2 line
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Is the writing homophonic or polyphonic?
Generally contrapuntal, there is imitation in the opening bars.
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Give an example of Morley reducing the number of voices to a semi-choir or quartet and contrasting blocks of voices imitatively.
SSAT statement of 'and nymphs attend' is answered by SATB 'for she the shepherds'
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Where does Morley tend to use homophonic texture?
At cadence points and for declamation.
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Does Morley use basic or advanced chords?
Mostly root position and 1st inversion chords with some suspensions---eg 'sleeping' and he also uses pedals
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What type of cadences does Morley use most frequently?
He writes clearly defined cadences, mostly perfect and imperfdect.
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Give some examples of word painting

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