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PART 1 - 1.1 - Genesis of the analytical model :: 1.2 - Description of the analytical model :: 1.3 - A practice of analysis in the tonal harmonic discourse from Bach to Wagner :: 1.4 - By way of a general conclusion


IV - By way of general conclusion:: Analysis of the confutatis

IV - By way of general conclusion

In order to sum everything up, we will first present, to be seen and heard, 30 texts from the tonal repertoire that illustrate all the classified types of sequences, taking into consideration that the section devoted to harmonic sequences concentrated on the types of sequences that recur most frequently (nos 1, 4, and 7). Lastly, we will proceed to the harmonic division of an excerpt from Mozart's Requiem, the Confutatis, which offers in remarkably close juxtapostion a whole row of formulas and sequences, the two main categories of constants in the harmonic discourse from Bach to Wagner that our research has, in the end, identified and caused to emerge.

Example 469 : N. Medtner : Novelette, op. 17, no 1, Andante con moto (mm 1-9)
a) Type 1 sequence and b) Type 7 sequence


Example 470 : G.B. Pergolesi : Stabat Mater, Amen, Presto assai (mm 1-7)
Type 1 sequence


Example 471 : W.A. Mozart : Viennese sonatina no 2, Allegro (mm 8-14 from the end)
Motif no 5 and type 1 sequence




Example 472 : C.P.E. Bach : Württemberg Sonata no 5, I (mm 4-9)
Type 2 sequence


Example 473 : J.S. Bach : Goldberg Variations, no 25, BWV 988 (mm 1-4)
Type 3 sequence


Note above, at the moment of the function VII, the use of a perfect minor chord built on the sub-tonic. This situation occurs occasionally in the minor mode and can be attributed to an apparent acceptance of the lowered 2nd degree (a necessary component of the Neapolitan chord) as an integral degree of a minor scale.

Example 474 : F. Liszt : Piano concerto no 2, 6th section (4 measures before Q)
Type 3 sequence, where the chromatic lines (in the oboe) provoke altered chords in a clearly non-modulating passage


 

Example 475 : F. Schubert : Wanderer-Fantasy, D. 760, IV, Allegro (mm 44-51)
Type 3 sequence


Example 476 : E. Grieg : Ein Traum, op. 48, no 6 (mm 20-32)
Type 3 sequence


Example 477 : F. Chopin : Nocturne, op. 62, no 2, Lento (mm 58-70)
Type 3 sequence with 6/4 chords followed by a type 8 sequence and the closing formula VI - II - IV - V of V - V - I


Example 478 : W.A. Mozart : Die Zauberflöte, no 14, Aria of the queen of the night (mm 24-35)
Type 4 sequence




Example 479 : C.P.E. Bach : Württemberg sonata no 4, III, Allegro (mm 40-47)
Type 5 sequence and motif no 20


Example 480 : J. Haydn : Piano sonata, Hob. XVI:28, I (mm 9-12)
Type 5 sequence


Example 481 : W.A. Mozart : Piano concerto, K. 488, I, Allegro, cadenza (by Mozart) (mm 278-281)
Type 5 sequence


Example 482 : J. Brahms : Symphony no 4, op. 98, II, Andante moderato (mm 110-113)
Type 5 sequence


Example 483 : L.V. Beethoven : String quartet, op. 18, no 1, III, Scherzo (mm 11-25)
a) type 6 sequence and b) type 9 sequence with grafts


Example 484 : J.S. Bach : The Well-Tempered Clavier vol. I, fugue no 13, BWV 858 (mm 17-18)
Type 6 sequence


Example 485 : F. Chopin : Piano sonata no 1, op. 4, I (mm 98-105)
Type 6 sequence preceded by a type 1 sequence


Example 486 : E. Grieg : Minstrel's song, op. 25, no 1 (mm 1-8)
Type 6 sequence


Example 487 : W.A. Mozart : Symphony no 40, K. 550, III (mm 15-26)
Type 6 sequence and motif no 20 with respect to IV


Example 488 : L.V. Beethoven : Piano sonata, op. 14, no 2, Andante (mm 17-20)
Type 7 sequence, motif no 4, and motif no 1


Example 489 : R. Schumann : Dichterliebe, op. 48, no 14 (mm 35-38)
Type 8 sequence


Example 490 : F. Chopin : Prelude, op. 28, no 17 (mm 19-27)
a) type 8 sequence and b) type 1 sequence


Example 491 : R. Wagner : Tristan und Isolde, Act I, scene 2 (mm 16-24)
Type 8 sequence


Example 492 : W.A. Mozart : Requiem, K. 626, Lacrimosa (mm 5-8)
Type 8 sequence with a type 7 sequence acting as the closing formula and featuring motif no 18


 

Example 493 : J.S. Bach : Little Preludes for Beginners, no 1, BWV 939 (mm 1-4)
Type 9 sequence


Example 494 : W.A. Mozart : String quartet, K. 428, II, Andante con moto (mm 36-45)
Type 9 sequence with a type 4 sequence as a closing formula followed by a cadential formula VI - V of V (Ger. 6th) - V - I


Example 495 : W.A. Mozart : Symphony no 41, "Jupiter", K. 551, II, Andante cantabile (mm 46-56)
Motif no 18 rerouted towards a type 9 sequence


Example 496 : L.V. Beethoven : Piano sonata, op. 2, no 2, IV, Rondo, Grazioso (mm 66-74)
Type 9 sequence


Example 497 : J. Brahms : String quintet no 2, op. 111, IV (mm 257-270)
Type 9 sequence, motifs nos 1 and 14


 

Example 498 : R. Schumann : Liederkreis, op. 24, no 6 (mm 79-99)
Type 10 sequence


Example 499 : J.S. Bach : The Well-Tempered Clavier vol. I, fugue no 11, BWV 856 (mm 13-17)
Type 10 sequence


Example 500 : W.A. Mozart : Requiem, K. 626, Hostias (mm 23-34)
Type 10 sequence


Example 501 : J. Brahms : Intermezzo, op. 119, no 3 (mm 30-35)
Type 10 sequence


Example 502 : C.P.E. Bach : Württemberg sonata no 1, I (mm 4-8)
a) Type 11 sequence and b) type 1 sequence serving as the closing formula


Example 503 : J. Haydn : String quartet, op. 33, no 3, I, Allegro moderato (mm 1-18)
Type 11 sequence with motif no.13 as the final formula


 

Example 504 : L.V. Beethoven : String quartet, op. 59, no 2, I (mm 3-10)
Type 11 sequence


 

Example 505 : L.V. Beethoven : Piano sonata, op. 2, no 3, II (mm 11-19)
Type 12 sequence


Example 506 : R. Wagner : Die Walküre, Act I: Duo, Mässig langsam
Type 12 sequence


 

Example 507 : F. Chopin : Piano sonata no 2, op. 35, II, Scherzo, Piu Lento (mm 85-100)
Type 12 sequence


 

Example 508 : L.V. Beethoven : String quartet, op. 18, no 1, III, Scherzo (mm 36-50)
a) Formula IV - V - I = IV in sequence, heard in a non-modulating context, and b) type 12 sequence


Example 509 : J.S. Bach : The Well-Tempered Clavier vol. II, Fugue no 24, BWV 893, (end)
a) Type 1 sequence with two different formulations and b) formula IV - V - I = IV in sequence, also heard in a non-modulating context


 

The Confutatis from Mozart's Requieml