Flashcards in Handel Deck (18)
what type of work does And the glory come from?
when was it composed?
What is the choir made up of?
The orchestra consists of what?
Strings and a continuo basso (cello, harpsicord or organ)
What is the structure of And the glory of the lord?
No set form, based on different combinations of the four main motifs
First introduced by altos in bar 11, clearly outlining the key
A major but modulates to the dominant (E major) and the supertonic (B major)
first introduced by tenors in bar 17 and is a descending sequence melisma is used on revealed
what does the little 8 under the treble clef mean?
it sounds an octave lower than written
first sung by altos in bar 43, short descending phrase
first sung by tenors and basses at bar 51 most the same pitch and is using longheld notes it sounds solemn
Allegro untill the last 3 bars where it is adagio
describe the harmony?
describe the texture?
Changes between homophonic and contrapuntal passages
very short monophonic bars
varies how many parts
Mixture of syllabic and melismatic phrases
Which era was this piece composed in?
end of Baroque