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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.
- Summer '11