Melody
Harmony and Tonality
Rhythm, Metre and Tempo
Instrumentation and Dynamics
Texture and structure
100

Which bars can a fanfare be found in?

1-3

100

What is the tonic key of this piece?

Bb major

100

What is the opening metre (time signature) of the piece?

4/4

100

How many electronic instruments are used in this piece?

None!

100
What is the main type of texture in this piece?

Homophonic

200
In which bar does the piccolo melody occur?

36-39

200

Where are unstable chords used?

33-35

200

Where can triplets first be heard?

Bars 1-3

200

What is the name of the ensemble this piece is written for?

Full symphony orchestra

200

What is a pedal note? Can you give me an example of where one type of pedal note is used in the piece?

A long held note, normally in the bass of the piece

Inverted pedal - bar 1-3

Dominant pedal - bar 12-15

300
What is an anacrusis and where would you find one?

An upbeat (extra beat added to the beginning of a phrase), bar 11

300

What interval is a tritone and where can you hear one?

An augmented 4th, bar 44

300

In which bar is there a change to a 3/4 metre?

Bar 44

300

What is a tremolo and where can it be heard?

A very quick repeated note on the strings, bar 1-3
300

What happens in the texture in bar 36-38?

A lighter texture to accompany the piccolo melody

400

In which bar and on what instrument to we first hear the heroic leitmotif??

Bar 4 on the trumpet
400

The extract modulates to another key in bar 36. Which key is this and what note is added?

C major with an added Ab

400

Where are there homorhythmic chords?

Bars 44-50

400

What is the final dynamic of the piece?

Pianissimo (pp)

400

Where can you find two chordal figures being played by the brass?

42-43

500

What is the structure of the main theme? (this is four letters)

AABA

500

Which bars are bitonal and what does this mean?

Two different keys being used at once, in bar 51-60

500

In which bar does the pulse begin to become less obvious?

Bar 33

500

Where can a harp glissando be heard?

Bar 21-29

500

What happens in bars 51-60 in terms of texture?

An ostinato

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