She's Leaving Home - The Beatles

The first of the three quizzes on The Beatles. This quiz is on the key facts of The Beatles song 'she's leaving home'.

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  • Created by: Charlotte
  • Created on: 10-01-13 17:22
What time signature is used?
¾ waltz
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What is the instrumentation?
Small string orchestra
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How can the melody of the composition be described?
Strophic
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What happens to the melody on line 1 of the verse?
Goes up in steps and jumps on 6th note
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Which verse is only 3 lines long? And what does it symbolise?
Verse 3 & symbolises her life cut short
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Is the chord sequence similar of pop songs in the 60’s?
No
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For the 10 bars of the chorus what chords are used?
E Major held throughout
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What are the repeated chords used for the verses?
Harmonic progression 9 chord sequence
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What key is the composition in?
E Major
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What is the structure of the composition?
Four bar intro – verse – chorus – verse – chorus – verse – chorus
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What album is the composition from?
Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
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What themes are explored?
Youth rebellion and loneliness
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What does the verse and chorus represent?
V= info on what’s going on (report) C = comment what’s happening (similar of greek tragedy)
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What was happening historically at the time the song was released?
Youth rebellion
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Card 2

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What is the instrumentation?

Back

Small string orchestra

Card 3

Front

How can the melody of the composition be described?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What happens to the melody on line 1 of the verse?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Which verse is only 3 lines long? And what does it symbolise?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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Charlotte

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crossword doesn't work for all questions :(

time signature is 3/4

Daniel Green

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Why is there a square in the Word search? Poor very Poor.

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