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Flashcards in Handel- and the glory of the lord Deck (13):
1

what is the repeated note in the violins, sopranos and altos towards the end of the piece

pedal

2

list ways handel sets the words 'hath spoken it'at the endo of the piece

homophonic
rhythmic
sllyabic
long note values
plagual cadence

3

what era was the piece composed in

baroque

4

describe the structure

defined by keys

5

what is the texture of the piece

polyphonic most of the time
monophonic at the start
homophonic at the nd

6

describe the melody

oratorio
SATB
styllabic
melisma

7

describe the dynamics

terraced dynamics

8

what is the tonality of the piece

major

9

describe the harmony

diatonic chords
Plagual cadence
desending 4th
triad
pedal note

10

describe the instrumentation

SATB
stings- continuo bass (harpsichord)
violin1&2
viola
string dominated

11

decribe the rhythm

short note values
dotted rhythms
hemiola
syncopation

12

what year was the piece written

1741

13

where is the piece from

The Messiah