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  • Created by: bethlph
  • Created on: 08-04-14 22:20
Time Signature / Metre
3/4
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Tonality
Atonal
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Dynamics in A
Starts F each idea louder
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Dynamics in B
Overall PP/FFF/PP, Haupstimme always loud
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Dynamics in A1
Calm, quiet down to PP
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Dynamics in C
Quiet hauptstimme (ruhiger-calm) with passionate (heftig) triplets
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Dynamics in A2
Builds to full orchestra FFF then fades to PP
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Pitch
Octave displacement in Motif G / Many instruments in extremes of register eg cellos/basses played high - bar 2
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Where is there octave displacement?
In motif G
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Give 2 examples of instruments being played at extremes of register
Cellos and basses very high (bar 2) // Horns very low (last 2 bars)
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Rhythm
Demisemiquavers, semiquavers, triplets // dotted notes in section C // syncopated rhythm
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Harmony
Entire piece based on hexachords
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Texture
Polyphonic // contrapunctal - all instruments independently interweave
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Musical features EG articulation, instrumental techniques and other instructions
Dim/cresc on single notes // Muted/Unmuted // Staccato // 'stopped' horn
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Structure name and form
A B A1 C A2 - Rondo form
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Motif A
Clarinets // triplet idea
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Motif B
Muted trumpets/trombones // contrary motion // chromatic scale
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Motif C
Muted horns // triplets // fanfare-like
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Motif D
Trumpets & Strings // demisemiquavers
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Motif E
Horn chord // pp // hexachord
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Motif F
Bass clarinets & bassoon // repeated pattern
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Motif G
Clarinet solo // Octave displacement // angular melody // dissonant
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Instrumentation
Used at extremes of register // very large orchestra
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Dynamics in B

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Dynamics in A1

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