'And the Glory of the Lord' was composed by Frederick Chopin
George Handel( Frederick Chopin, Frederick Handel, George Handel ) in 1742
1736( 1742, 1724, 1736 ) in Germany
Poland( Germany, England, France, Poland ). Therefore this was in the Classical
Baroque( Classical, Romantic, Baroque ) Period. At this time he was Royal Court composer to King George I. This piece is the chorus of an aria
suite( aria, oratorio, fugue, suite ): a musical work based on words or stories from the bible
monarchy( bible, culture, monarchy ) (liturgical without acting or costumes). In an oratorio, there are also two other parts called the recitative and the aria.
What are features that characterise music of the Baroque Period?
variety of dynamics allowing for freedom of expression
diatonic functional harmony
lots of ornamentation
melody dominated homophony
The vocals are sung by a four part choir: Soprano, , Tenor, . The instrumentation is provided by a four part string ensemble: i, ii, , continuo bass. The continuo bass can either be played by a , , or chamber organ. It was later reorchestrated to include , oboe and bassoon doubling on the instrumental parts to accomodate the growing choir.
There is no structure in this piece.
Orchestral interludes split choir and instrumental sections. What is the Italian word for these orchestral interludes which means 'little return'?
What is the tonic of this piece?
What two types of cadences are commonly used in this piece?
Label each note with its lyrics.
Which two words are used to describe the amount of syllables per note?
Which is the motif that is made up of a tonic pedal?
This piece includes all of the following textures at some point within it: monophonic, homophonic, imitation, counterpoint, unison.
This piece is in / time at speed, to give it the dance-like feel.
What is the term used to describe a situation when notes are grouped differently?