Raindrop Prelude

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when was this piece written?
during a storm
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what is the texture?
Homophonic (melody and accompaniment)
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What is the structure
ternary form (ABA)
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Harmony?
Repeated Ab for raindrops, chromatic harmony used occasionally
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Melody?
songlike, lyrical, mainly stepwise movement
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Tonality/key?
Db major in section A, section B, C# minor (F# minor and E major travelled briefly in piece)
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What is the tempo?
sostenuto (sustained) the player can play whatever speed appropriate
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Dynamics (loudness etc)?
quiet overall forte at the end of section B (gets louder)
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Instruments?
Piano, both right and left hand switch molody and accompniment roles
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Melody?

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