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OCR Music GCSE

Waltz

QuestionAnswer
In what country did the Waltz originate? Austria
In which city did the Waltz originate? Vienna
In what time signature is Waltz music composed in? 3/4
Name a suitable composer for a Waltz Strauss
Is the tempo of a Viennese Waltz faster or slower than a normal waltz? Faster
In a waltz there is an 'oom cha cha' beat, but which beat is stronger? The oom
What is the pulling about of tempo called? Rubato
The chord patterns in a waltz are simple. They can consist of usually the tonic, subdominant and dominant, what are the symbols for these chords? I, IV and V
What would the chords I, IV and V be in the key of C major? C, F and G
The first waltzes were written in binary form, describe this form in terms of A and B AB
Waltz dance steps include: The box step and the fleckle (small spin on the spot)
How many people danced a waltz? A pair of dancers
In the introduction of a Waltz, you may hear wavering strings which build tension, what is the proper name for this device? Tremolo
Modern waltzes have spread into other types of music because they have become so popular. A famous composer put waltzes into ballets, who was this and in which notable ballets? Tchaikovsky
Created by: bethysav