Classical para-music appreciation

Classical para-music appreciation - relatively powerful and...

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Lina Piao Doctor Farber Music Appreciation November 13, 2007 1 st st movement of Symphony No. 5 in C minor by Beethoven Comparison: These two compositions are both in the form of Sonata, because they both have exposition, development and recapitulation. They both have a powerful ending as a code. The themes are exposed at the very beginning. The two themes presented in the allegro contrast. One is
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Unformatted text preview: relatively powerful and fast and the other one is a slow gentle melody. Contrast: Due to different composers, these two allegro have two styles. Symphony No. 40 by Mozart is softer; Symphony No. 5 is intense, powerful and sounds more tortured. Symphony No. 40 is more like a Sonata, because it strictly obeys the formula of Sonata form. Symphony No. 5 has more tension and excitement. Symphony No. 5 uses dissonance, and its contrast of mood are more pronounced....
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