Musical Analysis for Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat for AoS 2

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What is the performance marking for Nicely's verses?
Freely
1 of 25
What is the performance marking for the choruses?
Bright and rhythmic
2 of 25
What is the texture?
Homophonic
3 of 25
What interval separates the voices at the first 'sit down you're rocking the boat'?
Octaves
4 of 25
What is the tonality in the verses?
D minor
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What is the tonality in the choruses?
F major
6 of 25
What is the solo voice?
Male tenor
7 of 25
What voices make up the chorus?
Soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass
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What technique is used on 'people all said beware'?
Imitation
9 of 25
What is the metre for the verses?
Common time
10 of 25
What is the metre for the choruses?
Split common time
11 of 25
What rhythmic device is used to create a feeling of excitement?
Syncopation and push rhythms
12 of 25
What is the rhythm in the accompaniment for the choruses?
Um - cha
13 of 25
Where do the chorus sing sustained notes under the melody?
Nicely's second and third verses
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What is the structure?
Strophic
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What happens to the dynamics in the chorus underneath 'I sailed away'?
Starts p and crescendos up to 'there I stood'
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What dynamic marking is on 'sit down, sit down'
fp
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What are the four dynamic markings on the repetition of 'sit down you're rocking'
f - ff - fff - ppp
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What is the cadence on the first 'thank the Lord'?
Perfect (V-I)
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What is the cadence on the second 'thank the Lord'?
Imperfect (V-IV-V)
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What is used in the harmony under 'the devil will drag you under'?
Augmented 4th (Aug4) aka Devil chord
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What key does it finish in?
F major
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How does the vocal chorus move?
In chords
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What is unusual about the V-I-V on the word 'resist'?
It moves from minor to major (Cm-F-C)
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What is the word setting?
Syllabic
25 of 25

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What is the performance marking for the choruses?

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Bright and rhythmic

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What is the texture?

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Card 4

Front

What interval separates the voices at the first 'sit down you're rocking the boat'?

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Card 5

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What is the tonality in the verses?

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