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Unformatted text preview: Late Baroque Concerto (3 movements) 1. bright extroverted FAST 2. quieter, emotional SLOW 3. light FAST Ritornello Form —focuses on the contrast between 2 musical ideas (1 belonging to the orchestra, 1 belonging to the soloist(s)) RIT [RIT] [RIT] RIT Solo 1 Solo 2 Solo 3 RIT = ritornello —the orchestral music that typically starts the movement [RIT] = partial return of the ritornello For the Vivaldi Concerto, the first and third movements are in Ritornello form, the second is a variation form over a ground bass. J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concertos- set of 6 concerto grossi - concerto grosso —concerto for a group of several solo instruments and orchestra Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, 1 st movement- solo instruments: flute, violin, harpsichord - ritornello form - cadenza —improvisatory solo passage within a larger piece - use of the harpsichord...
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- Fall '08
- Brandenburg Concerto No., RIT, late baroque, Late Baroque Concerto