Music - Handel

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  • Created on: 15-03-16 18:10
Messiah is a famous what?
Oratorio (a religous opera)
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Which key is it in?
A major, modulates to E major and B major
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What is the texture like?
Homophonic and polyphonic
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How many motifs are there?
4
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What tempo?
Allegro
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What is the time signature?
3/4 (but in bar 9-10 it feels like 2/4 - hemiola)
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Name three instruments it's writte for...
oboes, bassoon, trumpets, timpani, strings and basso continuo
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Which three groups is it written for?
SATB choir, SATB soloists and a full Baroque orchestra
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What are the four phrases repeated throughout?
'And the glory of the lord', 'shall be revealed', 'and all flesh shall see it together' and 'for the mouth of the lord hath spoken it'.
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How are the vocals sung?
Melismatic and syllabic
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Card 2

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Which key is it in?

Back

A major, modulates to E major and B major

Card 3

Front

What is the texture like?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

How many motifs are there?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What tempo?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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