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1

the music opens

in typical fanfare style with long dotted notes followed by pairs of demisemiquavers

2

melodic lines

are mostly based on a series of quavers and semiquavers

3

descending scale

is in rhythmic diminution bar 3

4

bar 48

in the build-up to the main climax there is a brief passage of triplet rhythm

5

melodies

often begin on the first beat of the bar - bar 15

some begin on anacrusis- upbeat to 22

6

rests

sometimes used to produce a staccato feel, as at bar 35

7

metre

is 4/4 quadruple time

a single bar of 3/4 in bar 51

8

motor rhythms

bar 13

9

tempo

rapid

but Piu Andante bar 20

10

off beat rhythms

bar 47