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Mozart, Don Giovanni


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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.
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Figure 2: Strings create an…


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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.