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Set A JC

Sunrise in the Alps

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What is this music describing? The sunrise over the mountains near lake Lucerne.
What are the opening notes based on? The rising chord of E minor.
Name the key of this section? Eminor modulating to E major.
Name the time signature? 3/4
Name the tempo marking? Andante, at a walking pace,
What is the mood? Peaceful, tranquil, serene
What is the texture? Homophonic
Describe the instrumentation? 5 solo cellos accompanied by the rest of the cellos and double basses
When the opening phrase is repeated is it a tone higher or lower? Higher.
Name some rhythmic features? Semiquavers, triplets, syncopation, tied notes, dotted notes.
What percussion instrument is heard? Timpani.
Describe what it plays? A roll, hinting at the approaching storm, the tension of the occupation by Gessler.
Describe the melody played by the cello in bar 17? Lyrical, rich, warm melody, staccato repeated notes, dotted quaver semi quaver rhythm.
Created by: goneill