Schoenberg 'Peripetie' Performance Markings

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You will find the following markings in the score, you should be able to know these off heart

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stands for Haupstimme, which means the most important part
stands for Nebenstimme, which means the second most important part
a 2 or a 3 all two or all three bassoons (for example) should play the same notes
divisi the players on this line divide into groups
pizz short for pizzicato - pluck the strings
arco bow the strings
bell up the brass player points the bell (end) of their instrument upwards, to produce a loud, strident sound
1 solo a single person plays this line
tutti everyone joins in again
+ hand stopped - the horn player inserts their hand further than usual into the bell
tremolo - the note is rapidly repeated
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