Sultry Sarabande and Groovy Gigue

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SARABANDE - "I span the German fort!"
Fortspinnung
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SARABANDE - What IS 'Fortspinnung'??
The constant 'spinning out' of a melody with small improvisatory changes.
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BOTH - Which instrument was Bach writing for?
Harpsichord
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SARABANDE - What kind of runs are used? Where?
Scalic and triadic. Bar 11, from high-octave 'A'.
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GIGUE - What form is this piece in?
Binary form, with fuagal elements.
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SARABANDE - What is notable about the ornamentation and embellishments in the piece?
Written out
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SARABANDE - In which bar are there suspensions/auxiliary notes?
Bar 28
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GIGUE - Give an example of functional harmony in this piece.
Both halves end with a perfect cadence
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SARABANDE - What kind of metre is this piece in?
Simple triple time
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GIGUE - What kind of metre is this piece in?
Compound triple time
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BOTH - How often do the pieces use sequencing?
Frequently
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SARABANDE - Where in the bar does the beat fall? Example?
Second beat. Bar 1.
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SARABANDE - What form is this piece in?
Rounded Binary form
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SARABANDE - What does the left hand have? Where?
Frequent passages of continuous, steady quavers. Bars 2-3.
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SARABANDE - What does the right hand play? Where?
Some passages of semiquavers, some of demisemiquavers. Bars 18-20.
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BOTH - What kind of keys do the pieces modulate to?
Closely-related keys.
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SARABANDE - What IS 'Fortspinnung'??

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The constant 'spinning out' of a melody with small improvisatory changes.

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BOTH - Which instrument was Bach writing for?

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SARABANDE - What kind of runs are used? Where?

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GIGUE - What form is this piece in?

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