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Study in D Minor

General Knowledge

Name of composer Duvernoy
Nationality of composer French
What is a study? A composition designed to improve technique, control, fluency and articulation in scale passages
Explain the title This study is designed for finger co-ordination (keeping hands together) and a strong sense of pulse
What does Opus mean? A system of cataloguing a work or group of works
Facts about the composer He is best known for his "school of mechanism" Op 120
Explain the time signature Common time/simple quadruple
Explain the key and modulations Main key is D min It modulates to F maj (rel. maj) in phrase 1 It modulates to A min (dominant min) in phrase 2
What form is it in? Ternery form
Explain structure A - theme in D min B - phrase 1 in F maj, phrase 2 in A min A - returns to D min
Name the period/style and give a time frame Romantic - 1810 to 1900
Name characteristics of the piece typical to period/style Passionate and expressive, long legato phrases, use of chromaticism, widely contrasted dynamics
Name other composers of a similar time frame/style Chopin, Liszt
Risoluto with resolution
Allegro moderato moderately lively and fast
Other pieces composer wrote? Dans le Montagne and Les deux soeurs
Created by: Luna Wood