Asked in Music, Classical Music, Johann Sebastian Bach
What is the main melody of a fugue?
The official defetinion is: contrapuntal composition in two or more voices, built on a subject (theme) that is introduced at the beginning in imitation and recurs frequently in the course of the composition. click in the related links box below for the wikipedia article on the fugue. ...
Asked in Classical Music
What is the first melody that you hear in a fugue?
The theme. The other voices then "mimic" that theme, perhaps in another key, but the pattern is usually the same. ...
Asked in Classical Music
What form does Britten use for the young persons guide to the orchestra?
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra is presented as a Theme and Variations (on a theme by Henry Purcell), followed by a Fugue on that theme. ...
Asked in Music
What is the formal structure of a fugue in music?
In music, a form of composition in which the basic principle is imitative counterpoint of several voices. Its main elements are: (1) a theme, or subject, stated first in one voice alone and then successively in all voices; (2) the continuation of a voice after the subject, forming an accompaniment to the subject statements in the other voices and sometimes assuming sufficiently distinct character as to be called a countersubject; and (3) passages that are built on a motive or motives derived from...
What is the difference between a theme and a subject of a theme?
a theme is like a topic and subject of a theme is more specific about the topic. ...
Asked in Henry Purcell
What is the connection between Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell?
Britten was responsible for bringing Purcell's work into fame, by modernizing it for a full orchestra. This was called Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, as part of a larger work called the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. ...
What is the difference between a subject and a theme?
The difference between a subject and a theme is that a subject is just a noun; whereas a theme is a statement (with a subject and a verb). You can infer a theme from details in a story that the author implies. An author almost never says what a theme is. ...
Which best explains the difference between the subject and the theme?
The theme is the deeper meaning, while the subject is the general topic.
What is the theme song for Ouran High School Host Club called?
The opening theme is called "Sakura Kiss" and the closing theme is called "Shissou". ...