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LHHS OCAD Music String Quartet in D


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From what era is the style of rhythm used from?
What from era is the stlye of phrasing used from?
What property of baroque music is visible in the rhythm of this piece?
sense of perpetual motion, and rhytmic continuity
What instrument is used as the main melody?
first violin
What about the first violin would make one think this piece was from the baroque era?
it never stops, only taking a short break before the end
In which era was this piece written?
Who is the composer of this piece?
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Which types of instruments underline the Classical phrasing and properties used in the piece?
Lower instruments
The lower instruments give an accompaniment that defines a steady rhythm in what kind of phases?
balanced and symmetrical
The later part of the opening seem to accelerate, not because of the violin but why?
other instruments move more quickly through syncopation and acceleration in the rate of harmonic change
What is syncopation?
when accents occur at unexpected times, on usually unaccented beats, or in between beats.
This piece sounds like an imitation of which Baroque composer?
Which refrain form is used in this piece which is the alternation of refrains with episodes?
According to critic Charles Rosen,Hadyn writes in what form?
"Classical counterpoint" or "conversational texture"
How does this piece end?
with a radical fragmentation of the main theme

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