Rhetorical Analysis By Barok

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Sarena Chandler Dr. Wakeman Orchestration & Arranging Listening #3 The Music For Strings, Percussion, and Celeste written by Bartok, is theoretically unique and composed in a very different way. This piece is in four movements, Bartok intentionally makes the first and third movements slow, and the second and fourth fast.The first movement is a slow fugue, with a time signature that changes abruptly. The piece was written without a key signature, and is instead centered around the note A (the tonal center), which the movement begins and ends on. The fugue is based on a chromatic four phrase theme, which includes no interval greater than a third. It all starts on muted strings, beginning with the violas and as all the other voices

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