04222008 - Brahms, Violin Concerto, 3rd mvt., V-1-6, p. 307...

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Brahms, Violin Concerto, 3 rd mvt., V-1-6, p. 307 (Double Stops) Mahler All the excesses of Romanticism Symphonies with solo and choral singing Symphony is “an entire world” Metaphysical or spiritual messages “Distortion” of melody, motive, harmony Sym. No. 1 – “Frere Jacques” as funeral march (slow, minor, low instruments) Listen Mahler, Sym. No. 1 (1888), V-7-17, p.311 Started as symphonic poem, grew to 5 mvts. Special kind of counterpoint (solos against other lines) Photo p.310 (What instrument starts the solo? String Bass) Tympony, Violin, Bassoon, Tuba, When new instruments come in it’s almost like a fuge. Not a round either. Bio., p306 Not happy, abusive father, 5 siblings died of diphtheria, others committed suicide. Jewish Friend of Freud 10 symphonies and “songs on the death of children” p.309 is an actual picture of symphony #8 being played (symphony of 1,000 people) Done with Chapter 18 Chapter 14 Beethoven 1770-1827 Between Classical and Romantic Studied with Haydn Not in a style period, but in-between them French Revolution Set apart from Haydn and Mozart Piano sonatas. Required more technique and sound than previous composers. Added trombone to Symphony #5 Scherzo literally means joke (fast rusing mvt.) Listen symphony no. 5 in C Minor, 1 st mvt. Lasted 5 hours without heat
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course MUSC 101 taught by Professor Bromer during the Spring '08 term at Wichita State.

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