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Music Notes 1. Describe three forms of the Classical Music period, one of which must be Sonata- Allegro form. One form of the Classical Music period was the Sonata Allegro form. The form got its name, “Sonata Allegro,” because the creation of the final Allegro movement of a Sonata was usually created in this form. The Sonata Allegro form can be described as an “ABA” form having three different parts; the exposition, the development, and the recapitulation. The exposition is the first A section. The development is the B section coming after the exposition. The recapitulation is in the A section, the A material returns together. The Sonata Allegro form centers on the thematic and harmonic tone that are give in the exposition, structured and differentiated in the development, and declared harmonically and thematically in the recapitulation. Another form of the Classical Period is concerto, which is a composition commonly in three parts or movements, usually one solo instrument that is accompanied by an orchestra. The cycle of the three movements was fast-slow-fast. The Classical Periods most notable concerti were Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Another form of the Classical Period was the string quartet. The string quartet is a music ensemble consisting of four string musicians. The group of strings that were normally used in string quartets were two
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2011 for the course MUS 010 taught by Professor Rober during the Spring '07 term at Kutztown.

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