Beethoven 5 - Can you hear the opening motive throughout?...

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Symphonic Forms 1: Sonata Form Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Fifth Symphony (1808), movement 1 Exposition : How would you describe/musically characterize the opening of the symphony? What kind of effect does such an opening have on the listener? Is there a melody in the exposition? If so where? How does it differ from previously heard material and how is it introduced? Does the exposition begin in major or minor? Does it end in major or minor? Development : How does the development start? How would you describe the shape of the dynamics in the development?
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Unformatted text preview: Can you hear the opening motive throughout? Describe the fragmentation at the end of the development section. Recapitulation : What happens near the beginning of the recapitulation that distinguishes this portion of the movement from the exposition? Coda : The movement could have ended just before the coda. What does the coda add? Describe the new theme. How does the movement end? Vocabulary unison: fermata: motive: theme: bridge theme: fragmentation:...
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2010 for the course MUSIC 27 taught by Professor Vanorden during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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