The Lamb- John Tavener

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  • Created by: Ruth ****
  • Created on: 04-05-13 20:35
Where are the lyrics from?
A poem by William Blake
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What do the dynamics vary between?
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What sort of choir would sing this piece?
Acapella choir
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What is the word setting in The Lamb?
Syllabic with occasional melismas, e.g. bar 20
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What is the structure?
Strophic
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Rhythmically, what happens at the end of each verse?
Rhythmic augmentation
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What is the time signature?
No time signature, simply 'guided by the words'
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What is the texture in bars 1,3 and 4
Monophonic
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What bars are 2 part counterpoint?
2,5 and 6
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When was this composed?
1982
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What style is this piece in?
Postmodernism
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What is a 20th century melody feature?
Inversion and retrograde motion
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What is special about bar 2?
It's bitonal- G major and E flat major
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What is the relationship between G and E flat major?
Tertiary
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What mode is bars 7-11 in?
Aolian
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Rebecca :-)

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Really helpful - thank you :)


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