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Trio Sonata in D, OP. 3 No.2: movement 4

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Catherine Johnston

on 11 October 2011

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Transcript of Trio Sonata in D, OP. 3 No.2: movement 4

Corelli Context Tonality Forces Texture Rhythm & Metre Performance directions Written by italian violinist Arcangelo Corelli for the church in the Baroque period. The piece is actually a gigue, but could not be called this because the church would not have
allowed it to be
performed. 2 violins- for the treble clef staves.
Violone and organ-for the figured bass part.
Violone sounds an octave lower than written
and would nowadays be played on a cello. Structure A gigue. The main features of a gigue are:
-compound duple time,
-fast tempo
-Binary form. (AABB)
The same mood is maintained throughout.
Diatonic harmony and cadences. Functional harmony. Most chords in root position or first inversion triads. passing modulations. Cross rhythms ( bar 36.)
Hemiola in bar 27.
Simple repeated rhythms
Contrapuntal texture.
Figured bass- tells the musician
what chord and which
inversion they to play. The organist and
violone player 'realise' the figured bass. Hemiola Appogiaturas D major
1 A major
9 A major
20 D major
22 B minor
26 E minor
29 A major
32 G major
34 D major
36 Compound time signuature Stretto Simple repeated rhythms Syncopation Thanks for listening
(hope you learnt something) :) Tonic to dominant Dominant Dominant to tonic Tonic to relative minor Relative major to tonic Relative minor to subdominant Subdominant to dominant
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