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Unformatted text preview: How structured? narrative, song What is form of da capo aria ? da capo – from beginning 2 sections: 1) primary emotion of singer 2) secondary emotion playing off of primary 121 form (or ABA form) the repeat 1/A form is more emotional-Topics, kinds of characters nobilities and their complicated lives, go through complex issues and come out victorious in end-Musical priorities see favorite singer do his thing-“Clock time” vs. “Stop time” Recitative happens in real time, events occur, things move on Aria is a stop in time, singer “steps out” and reflects on particular moment 1740s – Handel’s Messiah & other oratorios one of them: Rodelinda...
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- Spring '08