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Name:_Seniha Elcik_____Listening Assignment #4Composition:Hallelujah ChorusfromThe MessiahComposer:George Frideric HandelGeneral Date of Composition:__1741___________Type of Composition:__Oratorio__________Suggested Youtube:Discussion(remember, melody, harmony, texture, rhythm, performance forces,volume, how does this piece fit into its time period):The piece is sung by a four-part chorus: soprano, alto, bass, and tenor.The piece mostly contains melodic based instruments namely the trumpet,woodwinds, and strings. However, it does also contain the timpani drum. For themost part, the melodic based instruments play a major role in the piece.Nevertheless, the timpani gives the heart-pounding effect at moments like whenthe chorus sings Hallelujah and after the 3 minutes into the music.The piece has a very diverse dynamic and rhythm that makes it very complex. Itstarts soft and fast with only the instruments playing. Then at 0.08 when the low-

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