Schoenberg Keywords

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Expressionism
Evoking strong feelings or emotion. The pieces are formulaically rigid and feature a lot of dissonance.
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Counterpoint
Polyphonic texture i.e. two or more lines that are played together (counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent)
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Klangfarbenmelodie
Colour tone melody – focusing on timbre contribution to a piece
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Atonality
No key and no cadences
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2nd Viennese school
Berg, Webern and Schoenberg
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Impressionism
Detached observation is used to evoke a feeling by not being explicit.
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Hauptstimme
Principal voice
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Hexachord
6 note chord used a musical motif: melodically used by arranging horizontally and harmonically used by arranging vertically.
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Free Rondo form
Not strictly rondo form (A B A’ C A’’)
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Nebenstimme
Secondary voice
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Sehr Rasch
Very quick tempo
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Divisi
Divided
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Card 2

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Polyphonic texture i.e. two or more lines that are played together (counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent)

Back

Counterpoint

Card 3

Front

Colour tone melody – focusing on timbre contribution to a piece

Back

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Card 4

Front

No key and no cadences

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Berg, Webern and Schoenberg

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