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Test Monday Vivaldi- four seasons 1/13 (only strings) Handel- Messiah “hallelujah”, chorus (singing) Bach- Fugue in g minor Mozart- Eine Kliene Nachtmusik, III Mozart- symphony no. 25 Beethoven- symphony no. 5. Know form, genre, and style period Classical era (1750-1815) Musical Characteristics Natural simplicity and pleasing variety Flexible rhythm and dynamics Melody- tuneful, simple, symmetrical, pleasing Homophonic texture Woodwinds, brass,and percussion added to orchestra, no Harpsichord Form Lots of short repeating sections Clear separations of sections Most piece have several movements o 3-4 most common o each movement has internal form as well pieces becoming longer- need form to organize Minuet and trio – another type of form Originally a type of dance
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Unformatted text preview: Holdover from the baroque Music sounds dance lik, meter of three, moderate tempo Trio refers to contrasting middle section o Originally played by only three people Mozart Eine Kleine nachtmusic mv III o Disjunct o Serenade- small group, backup for aristocrats party Symphony Important genre o Four movements for orchestra Starts out in Italy spread through Europe by mid 1700s I. fast II. slow III. dance IV. fast Symphony important genre four movements, for orchestra starts out in italy- spread through Europe by miod 1700s Sonata Form- typical form of movement I longest, most important movement of symphony build in contrast between themes...
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