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'And the glory of the Lord' structural analysis

Overall rating 4 out of 54.4 (9 ratings)

Last updated 28 September 2013, created 02 January 2011, viewed 5,030

This is a worksheet to help students understand the structure and texture of the Handel chorus. Pupils should complete the empty cells, indicating which of the four phrases is being sung, in which bar and in which vocal part. When completed, it should be apparent where there are examples of mo More…nophony, homophony and polyphony. The completed version uses capital letters to indicate the start of each new vocal phrase, making it easier to recognize homophonic entries.

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    Handel structural analysis completed.xls (19kb, Excel document)
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    Handel structural analysis.xls (18kb, Excel document)
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Brilliant - exactly what I was wanting to teach this week; i couldn't think of a simple way to show it ... this is great, thank you.

from musicality0, 28 September 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Fabulous resource and great for our visual learners! Going to try it tomorrow so we'll see how long it takes them! Thank you.

from ethirkettle, 20 June 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Brilliant way of introducing texture, exactly what I was hoping to find on here! Thank you. I did notice a couple of anomalies with starting bars, so I edited those before I used them, and I replaced 'ASAF' with 1,2,3 and 4, just because I thought the students probably wouldn't all arrive with 4 colours, which they would need to differentiate the 2 'A's... minor things though, great resource, thank you very much!

from Gareth Wynne, 08 November 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

A great idea for students who find traditional notation difficult, thank you!

from sianneycrawley, 01 October 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great Idea and so straightforward!

from bevking, 17 April 2012
(report comment) 4 out of 5
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