Haydn - ‘Quoniam tu solus’ from The Nelson Mass

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Metre
Simple Quadruple
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Rhythm
Rhythms in choral parts dictated by text setting // Energy maintained by quaver movement (b.37, brass)
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Background
Mass in Latin // Words have been set to the music // ‘Quoniam’ - Singing to the glory of God
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Tonality
(Whole Mass is in D minor) // D major // Modulations to related keys (D, Em, D, A, Bm, C, D) // Passing transition/modulation to Em, b.49,3 into G major (D#)
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Structure
3 main sections: b.1-22 - 2 bar phrases (dictated by text) - Almost periodic // b.22-61 - Fugato/Fugal style // b.61-82 - Final Amen
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Melody
Scalistic melody // Fugato theme in b.22 (descending sequence), bass - tenor - alto - soprano
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Instruments (forces/resources)
Composed for SSATB and orchestra
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Texture 1
Melody Dominated Homophony (MDH) - b.4 // Antiphony - b.3-4 // Homorhythmic vocal parts - b.6 // Hetrophonic - b.6 (strings + bass), slow bass, fast strings // Fugato - b.22
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Texture 2
Imitative - b.22, b.62 // Contrapuntal/Polyphonic - b.22, b.30 // Stretto - b.39-40, b.44 (bass + tenor), entries get closer // Homophony - b.80-end // Choral homophony // Counter subject
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Harmony
Tonic pedals, b.20 // Fugato - circle of 5ths in bass of orchestra
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Rhythms in choral parts dictated by text setting // Energy maintained by quaver movement (b.37, brass)

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