Listening Example- Mozart- Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550.docx - SOUND Woodwind flute oboes clarinets bassoons Brass horns Strings violins violas

Listening Example- Mozart- Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550.docx

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SOUND Woodwind- flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons Brass- horns Strings- violins, violas, cellos, bass FORM Four movements o Molto allegro o Andante o Menuetto (allegretto) o Finale: allegro assai Sonata form- has three main sections to it. Exposition, development, and recapitulation. Exposition- material is exposed and presented for the first time Development- the material from the exposition is transformed Recapitulation- the material from the exposition is recapped so it is repeated in a shorter and different form HARMONY G minor (two flats) Dynamic marking p Dark intense mood B flat major Uses longer notes More lyrical and relaxed mood RHYTHM 4/4-time signature Falling phrases Starts fast then slows down several times lively MELODY Two main melodies Known as the first and second subject The second subject is the dominate/relative minor and is different than the first The first subject is in the tonic key Two subjects are connected by a transition or bridge passage
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