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Unformatted text preview: score. 12. Rhythm had a simple and mostly constant pattern with a tendency toward uniformity. 13. There was an emphasis on lyricism and smooth melodic contours in melody of this time. 14. Harmony during the classical period were somewhat simple with the use of basic chords. 15. Chordal structure was often the basis for melodic configurations. 16. Artistic mentality did not wish to live in an atmosphere of reason and morality. 17. Mozart was able to write twenty voices singing different texts at the same time, all of which could be understood by the listener 18. The rule of reason professed that music was a gestalt of all things and represented the co-mingling and interweaving of life. 19. There was a development of a more complex sonata form during this time. 20. Aria in the Classical operas of Fluck and Mozart, seemed to avoid the spectacular virtuosity of Baroque opera....
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