Lecture 1911/13/08Four MovementsAllegro (fast movement) – Andante (slow movement) – Dance tempo – Allegro 1stmovement--Sonata form4FTA :8N(Neoclassical music structure), a term coined by later scholars, consists of three sections. Three main sections in Sonata form--1. ExpositionS y4tNN—1sttheme and 2nd(counter) theme. In the following example, the 1sttheme occurs inIkey and the 2ndtheme occurs in the Vtheme.I (Tonic), II, III, IV (Sub Dominant), V (Dominant), VI, VII, VIIIFor example: C D E F G A B C Modulation(moving from one dominant tone to the other)O3V s:2. DevelopmentN— the development following Exposition. Usually ends with the original Tonic key.3. RecapitulationS y4tN:— restatement of the two themes in the Exposition 2ndmovement--Binary form: N24two themes repeated with slight variationsNote: Slow movement, which often occurs in 2ndmovement, only consists of Exposition and Recapitulation.3rdmovement--Minuet & trio form: a form with repeated three themes (ABA):4thmovement--Rondo form (ABACADA)3VshOBeethoven
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Beethoven, Sonata form, Slow Movement, Neoclassical music structure, original Tonic key, Heroic style period