Mozart, Don Giovanni
Concurrent grouping: Blends
Figure 1: The woodwinds create three distinct augmented blends. The technique is doubling at the octave in blend1, doubling in 3 octaves in blend2, etc.
Figure 2: Strings create an…
Sequential grouping: Stream and Stratification
Figure 3: The woodwinds create a stream and the instruments change every two measures, creating the transforming stream
Figure 4: The woodwinds are in the foreground of the stratified texture, the timpani in middlground, and the strings in the background.