AREA OF STUDY: DANCE GCSE AQA MUSIC ORIGINS OF DANCE GENRES ALL ABOUT MOVEMENT ELEMENTS ARE : METRE TEMPO RHYTHM PHRASE STRUCTURE Element of METRE Pulse organized into repeating patterns of strong & weak beats Time signature is either simple 2/3/4 or compound 2/3/4 Element of TEMPO
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In Baroque suite intended for actual dancing, but were written to be played in concerts or in the home, evoking the spirit of dance music for the passive listener. Minuet 1 & 2 were played one after the other, with 1 being repeated after 2 ; so the format became 1 2 1 or ABA.
In the Classical symphonies, the Minuet 2 became known as a Trio, because the texture was reduced to 3 parts. The Minuet 1 was then repeated after the trio (Minuet 2). Minuet 1 was usually embellished with improvised ornamentation, making the form ABA1, which in realist is ternary form.Extra information about the Minuet…