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  • Created on: 08-02-16 20:39
Structure
Ritornello- orchestral introduction No set structure Based on 4 motife
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Tonality
A major modulating with D# to the dominant E major Sections end with perfect cadences Tonic pedal- A
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Harmony
Simple chords Intervals moving in 6ths
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Melody
Sequences throughout Syllabic Diatonic Repeated notes
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Rhythm, metre, tempo
In 3/4 Allegro- fast End- adagio for 3 bars Hemiolas bar 9-10
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Texture
Homophonic vocals Instruments plays rhythm together Imitation 2 part counterpoint- vocals
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Timbre
Orchestra plays same as vocals Sop,Alt, Ten,Bs Continuo- strings, harpsichord
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Context
Written in summer 1741 Wrote Messiah in 24 days Religious oratorio
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Card 2

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A major modulating with D# to the dominant E major Sections end with perfect cadences Tonic pedal- A

Back

Tonality

Card 3

Front

Simple chords Intervals moving in 6ths

Back

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Card 4

Front

Sequences throughout Syllabic Diatonic Repeated notes

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

In 3/4 Allegro- fast End- adagio for 3 bars Hemiolas bar 9-10

Back

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