Set Works

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Set Works
1 Water Music (suite in D major) Hornpipe & Minuet
1.1 By G.F Handel
1.1.1 1685 - 1759
1.2 Hornpipe
1.2.1 In the 16th century the Hornpipe was a lively solo dance with three beats in a bar. Handel used this type of Hornpipe in his suites Woodwind Oboes & Bassoons Brass Horns & Trumpets Strings Violins, Cellos, Violas & Double Basses Key : D major Time Sig : 3/2 - three minim beats in a bar Quick and Lively Joyful Form ABA Homophonic texture
1.2.2 Section A (bars 1-39) Section B (bars 40-74)
1.3 The Classical dance suite of the 18th century is made up of dance movements, all composed in the same key. It is usually performed by the orchestra in a concert setting. Many composers wrote suites in the 18th century
1.4 Minuet
1.4.1 A dance with three beats in a bar. This dance was popular in the 17th century <--- Instruments the same as in Hornpipe Key : D major Time Sig : 3/4 - three crotchet beats in a bar Fairly quick Joyful Form AB - Binary Homophonic texture
2 Overture to William Tell
2.1 Giacchino Rossini
2.1.1 1792-1868
2.2 Brass : Horns Trumpets & Trombones
2.2.1 Percussion : Timpani, Triangle, Cymbals & Bass Drum Strings : Violins, Violas, Cellos & Double Basses Woodwind : Piccolo, Flutes, Oboes, Cor Anglais, Clarinets & Bassoons
2.3 A : Sunrise Over the Alps
2.3.1 B : The Storm C : Shepherd on the Mountainside D : Revolution Trumpets & Horns E major 2/4 - two crotchet beats in a bar Fast & Lively - Allegro Vivace Exciting & Urgent Homophonic Cor Anglais & Flutes G major 3/8 - three quaver beats in a bar Fairly slow - Andantino Peacful Homophonic & Polyphonic Strings, Woodwind & Trombones G major 4/4 - four crotchet beats in a bar Fast - Allegro Dramatic & Agitated Homophonic and later, Polyphonic
2.3.2 5 solo cellos
2.3.3 E minor modulating to E major 3/4 - three crotchet beats in a bar Fairly slow - Andante Peaceful Homophonic Texture
3 Carmina Burana, First Movement
3.1 Carl Orff
3.1.1 1895-1982
3.2 O Fortuna - A cantata
3.2.1 A cantata is a musical composition for chorus and orchestra, with or without solo voices
3.3 Woodwind : Piccolo, Flutes, Oboes, Cor Anglais, Clarinets, Bass Clarinet Bassoons & Double bassoon
3.3.1 Brass : Horns, Trumpets, Trombones & aTuba Percussion : Timpani, Glockenspiel, Celesta, Cymbals, Gong, Bass Drum & Two Pianos Strings : Violins, Violas, Cellos & Double Basses S.A.T.B Choir
3.4 Lah mode
3.4.1 3/1 & 3/2 Time Sig Slow - Introduction Fast - Main Section Speed increases in final verse Exciting & Dramatic Unitary Form - AA1 A2 - This describes a movement in which there is only one musical idea Homophonic - a melody accompanied by chords
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