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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

Learn more about Georges Bizet

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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

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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