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Pg 97 Reh Let 7
Top melody line echoes while bass and inner voices are altered to create dissonance. Lacks regular rhythmic pattern, phrases or repetition
Pg 122 Trk 15
This chorus is also a tuneful air (dance) in Act II. It occurs after Dido hears distant thunder conjured up by the Sorceress. It contains imitation and is sung SATB.
Pg. 146 Trk 23
Pg. 123 Trk 16
Sorceress is plotting the destruction of Carthage and its queen, calls in her evil companions to help her in her evil plans
In the form of a tuneful air and a chorus, this has a repeated binary form. Occurs in the middle of the hunt where the hunting party stops to take in the country’s beauty. A section is entirely homophonic, B section contains imitation.
Pg. 139 Trk 19
Important method of setting English declamatory airs wherein two syllables are set with a dotted eighth followed by sixteenth note
Pg 95 Trk 5
(Whence could so much virtue)
One of Purcell’s innovations lies in the sophistication of his harmonic methods. Listen to the following excerpt pg. 95 (trk 5) in your score and name THREE.
Two Part Air
An example of a dialogue (begins in declamatory style and ends with a simultaneous duet)
Pg. 169 Trk 31
Purcell composed each scene in a single key (with some interruptions as we discussed). Below are the keys, you name what it represents.
Purcell’s use of tonality offers a clear indication of how Aeneas’s role should be interpreted. Name the two places where Aeneas’s entrance disrupts the tonality.
Page 101 m. 11 where Aeneas sings of his love yet the music contradicts this by modulating to e minor with the following chorus “Cupid Throws the Dart” in e minor. Tonality depicts the disruption caused by Aeneas’s arrival in Carthage as well as the disturbance that has occurred in everyone’s emotions.
Shift to a minor in Scene IV
Page 150 Reh Let 28 Trk 24
Fourth scene is in d minor and D major. However in the concluding monologue occurs in the key of a minor where Aeneas and the spirit (Mercury) brings on the command of Jove that Aeneas is to wait no longer in beginning his task of creating a new Troy on Latin soil. Aeneas consents to the wishes of the Gods, but is not happy that he will have to leave Dido.
The Triumphing Dance
Oft She Visits
When I am Laid In Earth
all have in common?
See notes on page 36 and 37 of your binder
Definitions is a note from one chord which is held into the next chord as a nonharmonic tone and resolved. Example:
When I Am Laid The Bb in measure 7 after Reh Let 38.
(B b held over from g minor chord in m. 6 and resolves to an inversion of a D7 chord.
Used for laments in Italian Opera, most common uses a descending scale, diatonic or chromatic with a cadence.
Rondo (ABACAABACA), Repeated Binary Form (A A’, B B’), Through-Composed, Ternary (ABA’)
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Ah Belinda, Grief Increases
pg. 31 binder