Chapter 3 - Classical

Chapter 3 - Classical - -Sonata Allegro Form(discussed...

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Chapter 3 Classical 1750 – 1820 Death of Bach through Beethoven…… Major Players Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Ludwig van Beethoven (1779-1827) Classical Style - Less use of Basso Continuo - Beauty over Expression (melody, phrase, structure, and form) - Simplicity of Melody - Development of Symphony o Smaller than Romantic (String Dominance) - Rise of Opera - Rise of the Modern orchestra and symphonic composition
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Unformatted text preview: -Sonata Allegro Form (discussed later)-String Quartet – instrumental chamber music (2 violins, viola, cello) o Chamber Music (Intimate: [With Friends]) Opera Reminders o Musical Theatre o Recitatives – help develop plot (musically less melodic, lots of text, smaller accompanying forces) o Arias – display of emotion (less text, bigger instrumentation)...
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