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Music Lecture Notes Chapter 12: The Symphony Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): - child prodigy; father took him on tour all over Europe; - left Court of Salzburg in 1781 and moved to Vienna; struggled to support himself with - teaching, concerts, and operas; died while writing the Requiem Mass; lost public favor at the end of his life, buried in a pauper’s grave Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - worked for the prince of Esterhazy - the prince allowed Haydn to go on tours - Symphony No. 95 in C minor - frequently and perform concerts; fame accelerated by the growth of public concerts *Symphony – multi-movement work in an orchestra *symphony movement plan: I. Fast/moderate most substantial Sonata form II. Slow lyrical/songlike No fixed form, could be var., ABA, etc III. Minuet dancelike, triple meter ABA form IV. Fast/very fast light, tuneful, brilliant Rondo, occasionally sonata form I. substantial, slow intro, longest, complex, impressive II. lyrical, emotional III. dance-like, triple meter
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course MUSIC 1930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Music Lecture Notes cont. - Music Lecture Notes Chapter 12:...

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