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1

What is starting key of defying gravity and when does it modulate?

Uses colla voce
Over all D major

In bar 20. B major
B.22 F major
B.32 D major

2

What is starting key of Star Wars and when does it modulate?

Bb Major for 29 bars
Then modulates to Eb major

3

What is starting key of Afro celt system ‘release’ and when does it modulate?

Key of C minor

Is diatonic

4

Samba em pre Ludio

What is starting key of Samba em pre Ludio and when does it modulate?

B minor (characteristic of bossa nova styled music)

5

What is starting key of killer Queen and when does it modulate?

The starting key is C minor it sounds very unstable
But the key is Eb major
Cadenced into Bb major - circle of fifths

6

What is starting key of Brandenburg and when does it modulate?

The starting key is d major
Diatonic

7

What is starting key of Pathétique and when does it modulate?

The key is C minor
Modulates to related key - subdominant (f minor in the recapitulation) and dominant (Eb major).

Modulated to unrelated key of Eminor at the beginning of development

8

What is starting key of music for a while and when does it modulate?

A minor

At times can be ambiguous because of the chromatic and non- diatonic nature of the bass.

9

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of music for a while?

4/4 quadruple Time
Variety of rhythms quavers and semiquavers.
Dotted rhythms used in the vocal line (b.10) but mostly in the right hand harpsichord (b.28)
Occasion syncopation

10

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of Pathétique?

Grave - very slow
Quadruple time / common time
4/4
Dotted rhythms (b.1)
Staccato crotchets on right hand - important and distinctive
Continuos quavers a characteristic of first subject

11

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of Brandenburg?

2/4 but can be written as 6/8 because of the triplets and dotted rhythms it feels like that

Fuege-like writing first four bars
Semiquaver runs with harpsichords
Baroque Gigne - jig

12

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of Killer Queen?

Compound time 12/8
Swung feel
Triplets (b.18)
Goes to 6/8 to extend certain phrases e.g (b.9-10)
Starts with an anacrusis
Syncopation (b. 44-46)

13

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of samba em pre Ludio ?

Rhythmical Rubato = freedom taken
Beginning was free
Tempo doubles at b.19 to boss nova
Returns at b.114
4/4 quadruple time
Syncopation, triplets and rests to break phrases

14

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of Afro Celt sound system ?

4/4 quadruple time
Syncopation
Triplets
Sextuplets
Rhythmic ostinatos
Swung semiquavers

15

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of Star Wars ?

4/4 quadruple time
Fanfare rhymes = characteristic
Supports strong quadruple/ duple pulse
Changed to triple time (b.44)
After (b.33 tempo becomes more ambiguous).

16

What is the tempo, rhythm and metre of defying gravity?

(B.1-19) - Free tempo (B.129-161) - Allegro
(B.20-48) - Andante (B.162-177) - Andante to Maestoso
(B.49-87) - Allegro
(B.88-102) - Moderato
(B.103-110) - Allegro
(B.111-128) - Andante