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What is the time signature of And The Glory Of The Lord?
3/4
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What is noticeable about the beggining balafon melody in Yiri?
There are rolls on every note
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What key is And The Glory Of The Lord?
A Major
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What key is section B of the Raindrop Prelude?
C# minor, with modulation to G# minor
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In Rag Desh what is rhythm called? And what is the most common type?
Tal - Teental
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What is the texture of And The Glory Of the Lord like?
first vocal entry is monophonic, the rest is alternating homophonic and polyphonic
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Which string instruments are usually used in Rag Desh?
Tambura, sitar, sarod, sarangi, esraj
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What word described the dynamics used in the Baroque era?
Terraced
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Which cadences does And The Glory Of the Lord Use?
Perfect, with a plagal cadence at the end
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How many subjects does Symphony 40 have?
2
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What are the dates of the Classical era?
1750 - 1820
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Which subject in Symphony 40 is more chromatic?
2nd Subject
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What texture is Something's Coming?
Melody dominated homophony
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Which Subject in Symphony 40 is based on a falling semitone figure?
1st Subject
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What is the tempo and time signature of Symphony 40?
Molto Allergro (Very Fast) and 4/4
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Which key does And The Glory Of The Lord modulate to?
E Major
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What key signature is the 2nd subject in 40th Symphony?
Bb Major (relative major)
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What are the dynamics like in 40th Symphony?
starts off piano but has lots of dynamic contrasts including sfz
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Which type of chords are used in Peripetie?
Hexachords
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What expressive technique does the Raindrop Prelude use?
Rubato
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What key is the Raindrop Prelude?
Db major
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What form is 40th Symphony? And which three sections does it have?
Sonata form - exposition, development and recapitulations
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Is the Raindrop Prelude legato or staccato?
Legato
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What form is the Raindrop Prelude?
Ternary form - A, B, A (+ codetta at the end)
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Which section (A or B) in the Raindrop Prelude has more dynamic range?
Section B
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Which two words describe the melody of Peripetie?
Fragmented and Angular
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What us the structure like in All Blues?
(Intro, Head twice with link between, Solos separated by 4 bar links, head twice with link between, outro, fade. (based on 12 bar blues)
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What is the featured rhythm in section A in the Raindrop Prelude?
dotted quaver, semi quaver, minim, crotchet
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What is the texture like in 40th Symphony?
Mainly homophonic, with polyphony in development
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What instrument plays the Raindrop Prelude?
Solo Piano
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What speed is And The Glory Of The Lord?
Allegro (fast)
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Which note provides the dominant pedal in the Raindrop Prelude?
Ab/G#
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What is the time signature of the Raindrop Prelude?
4/4
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What is the instrumentation of Electric Counterpoint?
1 live guitar, 7 pre-recorded guitars and 2 pre-recorded bases
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What is the texture of the Raindrop Prelude?
Homophonic (melody plus accompaniment)
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In Electric Counterpoint, what does the live guitar play?
The resultant melody
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What is the key of Peripetie?
It's Atonal
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In Peripetie, is there much dynamic contrast?
Yes - extreme dynamics are used, with sudden loud bursts and crescendos
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What is the Structure of Something's Coming?
Intro, A, B, B1, A1, Outro
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What tempo is Peripetie?
Sehr Rasch (very quick)
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What style of music influences the harmony in Something's Coming?
Jazz
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Which instruments, that are typically in the classical orchestra, are not in Symphony 40?
Trumpets and timpani
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What is the structure of Peripetie?
Free Rondo form - A, B, A1, C, A2
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What style of music is Peripetie?
Expressionist
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What is the structure of Grace?
Intro, verse 1, pre chorus, chorus, link, verse 2, pre chorus, chorus, middle 8, link, verse 3, outro
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Which rhythms are used in Something's Coming?
Cross rhythms and syncopation
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What is the texture of sections A, B & C of Peripetie?
A = Homophonic, with solo sections. B = Polyphonic. C = Sparce, with overlapping solo instruments
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How is the ound of the brass instruments changed in Peripetie?
They are muted
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What are the two time signatures used in Something's Coming?
Start and end = 3/4. Middle = 2/4
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What feature does And The Glory Of The Lord Use in idea 2?
Melismas
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what is the speed of Something's Coming?
176 bpm
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What two time signatures are used in Electric Counterpoint?
3/2 and 12/8
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What key is Something's Coming?
D major ( Section B is C major)
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On which line, in Something's Coming, are tremolos used?
"The air is humming"
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What era is the Raindrop Prelude from?
Romantic
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What key does section A in the Raindrop Prelude modulate to?
Ab Major
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What is the key of Electric Counterpoint?
E minor (E Aeolian mode) with alternating between E minor and C minor
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Excluding the monophonic start, what texture is Electric Counterpoint?
Contrapuntle
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What is the featured interval in Something's Coming?
Tritone
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What is the Structure of Electric Counterpoint?
A, B, Coda
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What effects are used in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
sequencing, reverb, delay, EQ, filters, panning
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What are three rhythmic features in Electric Counterpoint?
Syncopation, Counterpoint, ostinati, rhythmic repetition, displaced accents
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What is the main melody in All Blues called?
The head
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What is the head in All Blues based on?
A repeated leap of a 6th, followed by conjunct movement
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How are the Solos in All Blues played?
improvised, with melodies based on modes, scales and broken chords
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What is significant about the rhythm in All Blues?
It's swung, highly syncopated, with rhythmic displacement and polyrhythms.
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What is the tonality in All Blues?
Modal - G, with myxolidian mode
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What instrument usually plays the drone and on what beats in Rag Desh?
Tambura on Sa and Pa (beast 1 and 5)
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What type of Harmony is used in the Skye Waulking Song?
Simple diatonic
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Which instruments play solos in All Blues?
Trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax and piano
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what is the time signature of Grace?
12/8
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What is the tonality throughout Grace?
Unclear Key at atart, D major in the 2nd part of the intro and 2nd part of links, rest is E minor
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What type of chords are used in Grace?
Crunchy
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Which scale is used in the Skye Waulking Song?
G major pentatonic
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In Grace, what is the chord progression on the verse and chorus?
Em, F5, Em, Em, Eb5
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What technical effects are used in Grace?
Reverb, delay, EQ, Flanger
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Is there a small or large pitch range in Grace?
Large - Jeff Buckley sings very high
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What two vocal samples are used in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
Male (verse) and Female (chorus) from 1953 gospel choir.
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What is the time signature of Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
4/4
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What is the structure of Yiri?
Intro (balafon solo), instrumental solos and breaks alternate with vocals, dramatic rests in final section, ends with single bell hit
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How does the texture build in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
Builds as more layers are added
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Are the samples in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad clean?
No - they still have background noise
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What harmony is used in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
Simple diatonic harmony
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In Yiri, what is the rhythm of the drum ostinati?
quaver, 2 semiquavers, quaver, 2 semiquavers
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Who are part of the 2nd Viennese School?
Schoenberg, Beg, Webern
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What is the texture like in Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?
Alternating verse and chorus with a one bar break and an intro and outro.
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What time signature does the Skye Waulking Song Have?
unclear at start (12/8 or 3/4), but 12/8 established by vocals and drum
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What type of music is the Skye Waulking Song?
Fusion - Scottish folk and pop music
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What two words can describe harmony in 40th Symphony?
Functional and diatonic
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What effect does the fiddle use when it enters in the Skye Waulking Song?
Tremolo
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What is the typical structure of Rag Desh?
Alap, Johor, Jhalla, Gat (instrumental) or Bandish (vocal)
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What language is the Skye Waulking Song Sung in?
Scots Gaelic
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Which chords are used in All Blues?
Lots of 7th chords with distinctive 7#9
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Which folk instruments are used in the Skye Waulking Song?
bouzouki, fiddle, accoridiaon, uilleann pipes
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What texture does the uilleann pipes and fiddle play in, in the Skye Waulking Song?
Heterophonic
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In the Skye Waulking Song, how do the bouzouki and piano play together?
In counterpoint
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What is the time signature and tempo of All Blues?
6/4 and 156 bpm
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What are the notes in Sagram?
Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni, Sa
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In which two pieces are melismas used?
Rag Desh and And The Glory Of The Lord
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What are the dates of the Baroque era?
1600 - 1750
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How many ascending and descending notes does Rag Desh have?
5 ascending, 7 descending
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What types of rhythms are used in Yiri?
Crossrhythms, polyrhythms and syncopation
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What word can describe the motif used in the vocal melody in Yiri?
descending
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Why instrument provides the rhythm in Rag Desh?
Tabala (2 hand drums, the smaller is wood, the larger is metal)
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In Indian music, what are the beats called?
Mantras, with the first beat of each cycle being called Sam
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What is the key of the Skye Waulking Song?
G major
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What two wind instruments are used in Rag Desh?
Bansuri (like a flute) and Shenhnai (like an oboe
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What type of scale is the vocal melody in Yiri based on?
Pentatonic
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What is the time signature of Yiri?
4/4 (free rhythm intro and occasional 1 or 2 beats are added or removed)
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What textures are used in Yiri?
opening balafon solo = monophonic, balafon 1+2 = heterophonic (mainly in octaves)
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What are the dynamics in Rag Desh usually like?
Beging very quiet, crescendo as instruments enter.
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What is the structure of the Skye Waulking Song?
Intro, verse 1, break, verses 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, instrumental, verse 7, verse 8, outro
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Which instruments are used in Yiri?
Large & small talking drum + djembe = ostinato, 2 balafons, solo voice & chorus
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What changes the melody in Electric Counterpoint change?
note addition
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