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In 'All Blues' what three instruments are the frontline instruments?
Trumpet, Alto sax, Tenor sax
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In 'all blues' the drums played with brushes rather than sticks?
True
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What is the time signicture in 'all blues'?
6/4
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What is the texture in 'Somethings coming'
homophonic
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When did Bernstein compose 'somthings coming'
1957
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How many string instruments are there in somethings coming
12
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What key is Grace in?
E minor
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What technology is used in grace in the final verse to remove the frequencies in Buckleys voice
EQ
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What type of music is 'Peripetie'
expressionism
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What is the structure in 'Peripetie"
Free rond
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What is the texture in the 'Skye waulking song'
counter melodies
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The melody in 'peripetie' is?
disjuncted
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When was 'glory of the lord' by Handle composed
1741
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When did the baroque period last from
1600-1750
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in 'why does mu heart feel so bad; the songs structure is based on?
Verse, Chorus
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The male sample in moby is used in the?
verse
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How many instrumental parts in the piece and how they are combined. use terms such as homophonic, polyphonic, hetrophonic, pedal, drone, contrapuntal. this is the definition for what?
Texture
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Describes whether the music is loud of soft. use terms such as forte, piano, mezzo forte, cresendo. What is this definition for?
Dynamics
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This means speed, uses terms such as fast, slow, speed up, slows down. What is the definition for?
Tempo
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Means how many beats in the bar, name the time signature, also state if it changes. This definition is describing what?
Metre
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The key of the piece. Specify the key or whether it is atonal. Note any changes in key. Use terms such as major, minor, tonic, dominant. This describtion describes what?
Tonality
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In 'all blues' the drums played with brushes rather than sticks?

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True

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What is the time signicture in 'all blues'?

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What is the texture in 'Somethings coming'

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When did Bernstein compose 'somthings coming'

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mel

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are you sure there's no EQ in moby??

Matthew Hines

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In the Moby, there is EQ, reverb, delay, echo but not panning - panning is used in Electric Counterpoint

Gabby Moriarty

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We've been taught that there's EQ, reverb, echo and panning but not electronic ghosting

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