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Lecture # 5 – Short Summary and Terms This week, we’ll look at Brandenburg Concerto #5, BWV 1050. This piece dates from the Cöthen period, and may have been composed for the inaugural performance on a new harpsichord Bach brought from Berlin in 1719. It was one of six concertos he copied out in a presentation manuscript for the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721. The concerto features a unique concertino group of transverse flute, violin and obbligato harpsichord. Its three movements follow the Vivaldian F-S-F pattern. Bach placed a
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Unformatted text preview: tremendous emphasis on the first movement, and so will we (see the listening guide). We’ll listen to the second and third movements to get an impression of the entire piece. Terms Most of the terms which are important for the understanding of this material are familiar to you already from earlier lectures. In addition: modulation obbligato cadenza tonic, dominant motive Add terms to Lecture 4 list — Bar form, recitative – secco (dry) or accompagnato (accompanied)...
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