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When written/or performed
1957
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Time Signature
Changes between 3/4 and 2/4.
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Rhythm, Metre and Tempo
Fast tempo, syncopation and changes in metre maintain feeling of anticipation. Accompaniment made up of on-beat bass parts with off-beat chords creating cross rhythms
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Dynamics
To make sure band doesn't overpower solo singer, accompaniment uses quiet dynamics and soft timbres (muted trumpets, pizzicato)
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Instrumentation
Solo Tenor accompanied by band made up of woodwind, brass, percussion and strings
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Tonality and Harmony
D major. 2 contrasting sections in C major. Frequent use of sharpened fourth and flattened seventh in both keys
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Structure and Melody
Melody mostly syllabic. Based on alternation of 3 different themes. 1). quiet syncopated theme. 2). loud theme in 2/4 (bar 21). 3). lyrical, slow-moving theme (bar 73).
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Texture
Homophonic.
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Card 2

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Time Signature

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Changes between 3/4 and 2/4.

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Rhythm, Metre and Tempo

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Card 4

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Dynamics

Back

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Card 5

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Instrumentation

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