Mozart - Mozart Symphony No 40 in g minor K 550 Sound symphony flute oboes clarinets bassoons horns and strings Form Every movement but the third is in

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Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550Sound: symphony, flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and stringsForm: Every movement but the third is in sonata form; the minuet and trio are in the usual ternary form.Exposition: Frist theme played twiceTransition theme: sequence by descending secondsSecond theme: 1. played twice2. line descends by minor secondsDevelopment:1.First section: first theme modulates through distant keys; sequential repetition of theme descends by step.2.Second section: fugato between basses and violins3.Third section: development of the initial motive4.Recapitulation: follows order as presented in Exposition; transition theme extended5.Coda: begins with a rising chromatic scale; concluding repetitions of the motiveHarmony: G minorRhythm: Bouncy, transfer between quick and slow, strong and softMelody: The violin draws my attention most because it transfers between the strong and soft part, the expressive force of violin is not to be trifled with. And it’s also the main instrument through out the piece. The flute makes me pay attention as well, it
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