Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 11/17/09 Four Movements Allegro...

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Lecture 21 11/17/09 Four Movements Allegro – Andante– Dance tempo – Allegro 1 st movement--Sonata form (Neoclassical music structure), a term coined by later scholars, consists of three sections. 1. Exposition —1 st theme ( Tonic ) and counter theme (Dominant ) . In the following example, the 1 st theme occurs in I key and the 2 nd theme occurs in the V theme. I (Tonic), II, III, IV (Sub Dominant), V (Dominant), VI, VII, VIII C major Scale: C D E F G A B C Modulation (moving from one dominant tone to the other) 2. Development — the development follows the exposition. Sometimes this means orderly variation on the first two themes ( motifs ). 3. Recapitulation — restatement of the two themes in the Exposition. Everything is restated in the Tonic (both theme and countertheme). 2 nd movement--Binary form : two themes repeated with slight variations Slow movement occurs in 2 nd movement, only consists of Exposition and Recapitulation (no Development). 3
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course EUR 101 taught by Professor Westphalen during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 11/17/09 Four Movements Allegro...

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