Water Music- Allegro (1st movement)

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Bars 1-5
Trumpets stride up the tonic chord finishing on a flourish of semiquavers on the dominant, followed by strings and oboes hurtling down a rapid D major scale
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Bars 5-9
Copied an octave down by the lower group, followed by a short 2 bar crotchet exchange
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What limits the harmonies available?
Although they are the main melodic instrument, the limits of the brass means only the most simple chords can be employed
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What pattern continues throughout the piece?
Alternating phrases
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Bars 37-50
Two groups combine in grand tutti that is repeated
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Bars 38-40
Dotted crotchets are filled out with insistent quavers that drive the music towards the cadence at bars 44-45
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Bar 47
The movement comes to a natural close
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Three extra bars
Adagio in completely different tempo and mood suggests a linking section, either to repeat or to next section
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Leads to an imperfect cadence in which key?
Relative minor (B minor), leaving the movement unresolved
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Slow speeds and rests between chords leave space for what?
A soloist to improvise
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Bars 5-9

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Copied an octave down by the lower group, followed by a short 2 bar crotchet exchange

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What limits the harmonies available?

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Card 4

Front

What pattern continues throughout the piece?

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Card 5

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Bars 37-50

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