schoenberg peripetie

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  • Created on: 28-03-16 14:33
when was it written?
1909
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what is it written for?
Orchestra
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What period is it?
expressionist
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name for features of expressionist music..
lots of dissonance, contrasting dynamics, changing textures, angular and distorted melodies with wide leaps
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what is the structure?
free rondo (ABACA)
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what are some of the features of the orchestra used?
massive woodwind section,large brass section and percussion
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what is the rythm like?
It is complex with no clear beats
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what happens to the melody?
it is passed around many instruments.
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describe the melody...
angular and fragmented
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why is the piece hard to listen to?
it is atonal and clashing.
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what type of chords are used?
Hexchords
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Whta type of dynamics are there ?
wide extremes with sudden changes
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texture?
no clear texture with quick changes
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what happens to the melodic lines?
they change
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how do the strings play at some points?
forcefully
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who mainly plays the hauptstimme?
horns, clarinets and cellos
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reasons to dislike the piece...
no key, clashing melodies, extreme dynamics, no clear beat, large range of dynamics.
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