String Quartet No.8 - Shostakovich

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  • Created on: 07-04-15 17:25
What form is this piece in?
Arch form (ABCBA)
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Name the instruments.
Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello
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Which two previous works does Shostakovich reference?
1st Symphony and 5th Symphony
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In which bars is the first harmonised DSCH passage?
Bars 23-26
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What is the chord progression of the first DSCH passage?
V (G) > Ib (Cm) > IV (Fm) > V (G)
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What harmonic device can be heard in bars 28-45?
Drones
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How is the second DSCH passage different to the first?
It is rhythmically augmented AND different chord progressions
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What is the chord progression of the second DSCH passage?
G > Ebm > F (less conventional, Ebm and F are not in C minor)
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What key is this piece predominantly in?
C minor
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Which instrument has the opening DSCH motif?
Cello
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What harmonic feature does Shostakovich use?
Drones
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How is dissonance created?
(Double) Appoggiaturas, suspensions, non-diatonic chords, chromaticism
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Name the instruments.

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Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello

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Which two previous works does Shostakovich reference?

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In which bars is the first harmonised DSCH passage?

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What is the chord progression of the first DSCH passage?

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