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1

Section 1 bars 1-11
Key points

Bassoons play staccato
Strings play pizzicato
2 phrases (repeat 1&2) 1st phrase has a short modulation to D major before returning to G major.

2

Section 2 bars 11-23 (Repeat 1.49-2.23)
Key points

Begins with dotted rhythm and terraced dynamics
Ticking passed onto strings playing arco
Melody rises to high D before descending 2 octaves and slower chromatic phrase returns tonality to G major
Oboe plays an inverted pedal note in bar 16
Bars 20-23 form a balancing 4 bar phrase
Brief modulation to D major then back to tonic

3

Return of section 1 bars 24-34 (Repeat 2.23-2.45)

Melody doubled on flute
Viola chords added to accompaniment
Oboes and bassoons play staccato
Dynamics drop to pp
Melodic & harmonic changes bars 29-33

4

2nd return of section 1 - dramatic minor section - bars 34-62

Music changes to tonic minor - G minor
Clarinets, brass & timpani enter for the first time
Dynamics change from piano to forte
Melody based on 3rd bar of main theme
Modulation to Bb minor (relative major of G minor)
Woodwind play dotted rhythm and 1st violins introduce new tune
Key goes to G minor then to G major
Antiphonal phrases

5

3rd return of section 1 bars 63-72

Pianissimo
Flutes & bassoons play ticking
Single bar of oboe
Omission of lower strings

6

Penultimate return of section 1 bars 111-120

Bassoons & strings play ticking joined by everything else
New sextuplet variation on accompaniment
Overall variation of melody

7

Final return of section 2

Added decoration

8

Final return of section 1

Added decoration
Timpani emphasise triplet rhythm
Dynamics and instrumentation are reduced

9

Coda

3 bars of G major
Ticking accompaniment
Ends with detached chords

10

Antiphonal phrases give a sense of...

texture

11

Omission of lower strings adds...

lighter texture

12

Ending with detached chords is an element of...

harmony

13

The extra phrase inserted into phrase 2 section 1 gives an element of...

balance

14

The chromatic notes in bars 20-23 gives an element of...

balance

15

Transposing instruments

Written music differs from the pitch that sounds. Use the term 'written in C sounds...'