Music set works GCSE edexcel

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Who wrote the theme to Star Wars?
John williams
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What structure is the main theme of star wars
Ternary A,B,A
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What is an ostinata
A recurring pattern
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What is a leitmotif
A recurring theme for a character idea or situation. E.g darth faders theme
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Who wrote release
The Afro Celt sound system
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What different styles of music do the Afro Celt sound system use
African music Irish music electronic instruments. One singer sings in English another in garliv
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Give three exa,moles of African instruments used in release
Talking drum, kora, djembe
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Give three examples of Irish instruments used in release
Uellian pipes, hurry Gordy, bodhràn
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What is a drone
Two notes at an interval of a 5th played together, used in bagpipes
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What is a pedal note
One note repeated throughout the whole piece on the bassline
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What texture does release have
Melody dominated homophony
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Who wrote music for a while
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
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When was music for a while written
1692
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What instruments are in this piece
Harpsichord and violin
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What kind of voice sings this piece
It was written for a tenor but in this set work a soprano sings
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What structure does this piece have
Ternary structure
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What texture does this piece have
Melody dominated hoomophony
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What does the left hand of the harpsichord play
the ground bass (also played by bass violin)
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What is the majority of this piece in
A minor
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Who composed the Brandenburg concerti
Bach
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What texture is this peice
Polyphonic
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What is a concerto grosso
A type of baroque concerto made up of a concertina and ripieno
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What is a concertino
A group of soloists in a concerto grosso
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What is a ripieno
A group of a compliment instruments in a concerto grosso
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What is a basso continuo
A continuous bass lines in baroque music consisting of a harpsichord and a cello
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What does the concertino consist of in this peice
A solo violin, solo flute, harpsichord
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What structure is this piece
Ternary structure
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What structure is the main theme of star wars

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Ternary A,B,A

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What is an ostinata

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What is a leitmotif

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Who wrote release

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