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Bach Brandenburg Concerto Number 5, 3rd movement
When was the Baroque era?
From 1600 - 1750.
Name 2 other famous Baroque composers.
Handel and Purcell.
What is a concerto grosso?
A piece of music written for a group of solo instruments and usually accompanied by an orchestra.
What is a concertino?
A group of solo instruments playing with an orchestra.
What is a ripieno?
The groups of instruments accompanying a concertino in baroque concerto music.
What instruments make up the concertino?
Violin, harpsichord and flute.
What instruments make up the ripieno?
Violin, viola and cello and contrabasso.
What is…show more content… Explain what is figured bass.
Musical shorthand for keyboard players. The shorthand tells the player whether the chord should be played above the bass note and if this is in root position or second or first inversion.
What are the small notes on the treble clef for harpsichord? Why are they small?
They are editorial and they are small as they were not originally in the piece.
Note the recording for the anthology is a “historically informed performance”.
What does this mean?
This means that they would have done lots of research on Bach and the piece as well as the time period in order to make it as similar as possible to how it would have been performed at the time.
What is the range of the flute part? Why is it not actually very big for a flute?
Range from D4 to D6 this is because a flute typically has a larger range. This type of flute only has two octaves.
What is the time signature and how do you name this metre?
The time signature is two four and this metre is called a simple duple metre.
What does the small figure 3 mean over some note groupings?
It means that the notes should be played as three notes of the same…show more content… In Baroque style, performers frequently add ornaments. Listen to the recording and mark examples of this.
Make sure you listen to how the written one at bar 94 sounds.
Where do “rippling 3rds” occur?
Underneath the flute melody at bar 78
Bach uses simple diatonic chords. What does this mean?
Simple diatonic chords are chords that naturally occur within a key.
What are root position and first inversion triads?
Root position is when you use all the roots in a chord, first inversion is when the lowest note gets moved up an octave: (e.g. CEG to EGC).
Bach uses passing notes. What are these and mark examples.
A note that is not apart of the harmony but added in for a smoother transition.
Bach enriches simple harmony with appoggiaturas and pedal points to underline the changes of key in the B section. What is a pedal? Mark some examples.
Pedal is a sustained note.
Bach occasionally uses suspension. Mark the example in bar 115 and make sure you understand it and can explain it.
Creating tension by extended a note while the harmony changes. This dissonance persists until the suspended note resolves by stepwise motion into a new consonant