March 31 pmus - o II Slow ABA or theme and variations Form...

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March 31, 2008 Chapter 11: Music of the Classic Period (1750-1820) Classic Period: Age of Reason - Emotional Restraint - Balanced - Clarity - Symmetry - Clear/Precise Formal Structure - Simplicity Start of the modern day music Classic Period Musical Characteristics Melody is Prime Concern - Homophonic Texture - Stepwise (Scalar) Melodies - Tonal and Diatonic o Diatonic- the Keys are the same C minor next will be close to the same key - Obvious cadences - Rhythm o Complicated o Predictable Multi-Movement Works - Sonata- Single Instruments - Symphony- Multi-Instruments
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- Concerto - Chamber Music - Typical Movement o I Fast: Sonata Form
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Unformatted text preview: o II Slow: ABA or theme and variations Form o II Dance: Minuet (or scherzo) and trio o IV Fast: Rondo or sonata From Sonata Form-Introduction-Exposition o Primary Theme in Tonic Key o Secondary Theme in Contrasting Key -Development o Composer’s playground o Develops Theme From Exposition-Recapitulation o Primary Theme in Tonic Key o Secondary theme in Tonic Key-CODA Theme and Variations Form-Begins with a Theme-Continues with Variation of the same theme o Tempo o Dynamics o Articulation o Tonality o Mode o Instrumentation o Texture o Rhythmic...
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