Classical forms

Classical forms - 3 rd moderate dance minuet and trio 4 th...

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Classical forms Symphony Sonata String quartet Concerto Multi-movement cycles 1 st , 3 rd , 4 th movements in home key, 2 nd movement in contrast 1 st movement o Sonata allegro form Exposition- theme 1 tonic key Development- thematic development, motives Recapitulation- restatement in tonic key, theme 2 in tonic 2 nd movement o theme and variations Chamber music String quartets o First violin, 2 nd violin, viola, cello 1 st movement- fast sonata allegro form 2 nd movement- slow, theme and variations
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Unformatted text preview: 3 rd moderate dance minuet and trio 4 th movement, fast sonata allegro or rondo Symphony-• 30-40 players • fast-slow-moderate-fast baroque style shows off medieval is monophonic tone Secular music has unexpected changes Piano concerto- piano comes in alone Genres- sacred secular piano concerto Gregorian chant fugue madrigal Classical opera more than one person singing...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course EMUS 3822 taught by Professor Hagen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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