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Cauthen Tiller Music 105 MH5 June 12, 2011 Title of Work- Mozart's Requiem Mass in D Minor I - Introitus and Kyrie Composer- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Conductor- Prof. John Eliot Gardiner Medium-SATB choir with soloists and orchestra Style period- Classical Era Requiem Mass in D Minor- Introit The Requiem begins with the Introit (Lat. introitus) as the orchestra starts off in a metzzo forte tone setting the musical theme . It was in sonta allegro form. The melody is generally conjuct motion.The introit for the Requiem Mass is the traditional Latin “Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine” which translates as ‘Grant to them eternal rest, O Lord.’ Soon as the orchestra softly begins the motif, (initially with the clarinets and strings) the choir enters singing
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Unformatted text preview: Requiem soon as the brasses reach a fortissimo tone. The choir sings in the key of D minor. This is for the expostion section. For a few short moments, the soloist sings with strings accompanying and then the choir continues in a loud fortissimo tone, but decrescendo-ing to a softer metzzo forte. In these softer moments, the clarinets, other woodwinds and strings are usually heard, but not the brasses. This is the devoloment section Towards the end, the choir sings and the orchestra plays in a legato melody. The introit finally ends in the recaptiulation with the choir and orchestra all ending on a harmonious, major chord (D major). They dynamics were mezzo forte throughout. The rhythm pattern was also . The texture is polyphonic....
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course MUSIC 105 taught by Professor Sprankle during the Summer '11 term at Central Carolina.

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