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Background
reflects social concerns- 1st performed south london orchestra- for unemployed musicians- reflects Tippetts interests in English Madrigals
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Rhythm and Metre
8/8, changes to 6/8+4/8- quavers basic patterns additive rhythm- syncopation- bar 95 rhythm crotchet beat- rhythm augmentation, motif opening double in length
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Melody
Opening motif repeated step movement- melody extended by sequence- melody inverted (bar 8)- broken chord motif bar 112.
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Harmony
non-functional- counterpoint leads dissonant collisions- phrygian cadence bars 20-21- common chord progression bars 39-40- ambiguous progresson bar 119-
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Tonality
On A- non-functional modal elements- bars 1-4 pentatonic scale- Tippett shifts various tonal area G bars 37-67, E bar 68, c# bar 86, Ab bar 107, A bar 129.
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Structure
sonata form,
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Resources/texture
Concerto plays equal forces against eachother- frequent counterpoint- homophony, and monophony and antiphony- Sul Tasto (Bow over finger board)
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Rhythm and Metre

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8/8, changes to 6/8+4/8- quavers basic patterns additive rhythm- syncopation- bar 95 rhythm crotchet beat- rhythm augmentation, motif opening double in length

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Melody

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Harmony

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Tonality

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