Lecture 19 - Lecture 19 11/13/08 Four Movements Allegro...

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Lecture 19 11/13/08 Four Movements Allegro (fast movement) – Andante (slow movement) – Dance tempo – Allegro 1 st movement--Sonata form 4 F T A : 8 N ( Neoclassical music structure), a term coined by later scholars, consists of three sections. Three main sections in Sonata form-- 1. Exposition S y 4 t N N —1 st theme and 2 nd (counter) theme. 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 For example: C D E F G A B C Modulation (moving from one dominant tone to the other) O 3 V s : 2. Development N — the development following Exposition. Usually ends with the original Tonic key. 3. Recapitulation S y 4 t N : — restatement of the two themes in the Exposition 2 nd movement--Binary form : N 2 4 two themes repeated with slight variations Note: Slow movement, which often occurs in 2 nd movement, only consists of Exposition and Recapitulation. 3
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