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                                 Understanding the music we sing
 Name the piece of music and the composer.
Give some biographical details of the composer (dates of birth and death, where he or she lived, nationality and so on).
   What century or period was the composer writing in? Name some other composers working around the same time.
 Name some other pieces by this composer.
Give the key and time signature of the piece.
 Where do the words come from? What language are they in? Explain briefly what they are about.
   Give any interesting information about the composer or the piece (for example, where it was first performed).
When is the piece normally sung? At a particular time of year or for a particular event?
Describe briefly how the music is put together – the number of vocal parts, the instruments involved.
 What is the mood of the music?
 Module C: Repertoire 37
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