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Georges Bizet:

Harmonic Texture in the Farandole

In the "Farandole" from Georges Bizet's Arlésienne Suite, there are examples of all three kinds of harmonic texture: monophony, homophony, and polyphony. Hear those terms explained in words and in music.

Music heard in this episode:

Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite: Farandole

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Jewish Composers (for Chanukah)
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Christmas Carols in Classical Music
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This Week's Quiz

Phonos is a Greek word that means

 action

 a record player

 sound

 fake

In polyphonic music you hear

 only one voice

 several melodies at the same time

The main tune in the Farandole from Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite is

 a folk song

 an old French Christmas carol

 a military march

 a piece from the opera Carmen

Classics For Kids

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Georges Bizet:

Harmonic Texture in the Farandole

In the "Farandole" from Georges Bizet's Arlésienne Suite, there are examples of all three kinds of harmonic texture: monophony, homophony, and polyphony. Hear those terms explained in words and in music.

Music heard in this episode:

Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite: Farandole

More shows about Georges Bizet

Jewish Composers (for Chanukah)
About Georges Bizet
Christmas Carols in Classical Music
Firsts for the New Year

Learn more about Georges Bizet

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Phonos is a Greek word that means

 action

 a record player

 sound

 fake

In polyphonic music you hear

 only one voice

 several melodies at the same time

The main tune in the Farandole from Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite is

 a folk song

 an old French Christmas carol

 a military march

 a piece from the opera Carmen

 

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