Chapter15 - Concise History of Western Music Fourth Edition...

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By Barbara Russano Hanning Based on J. Peter Burkholder, Donald J. Grout, and Claude V. Palisca, A History of Western Music , Eighth Edition Concise History of Western Music Fourth Edition Chapter 15 The Early Classical Period: Instrumental Music
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PRELUDE
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Influence of opera on instrumental music Periodic phrasing, songlike melodies, diverse material, contrasts of texture and style, and touches of drama Instrumental music began to be easier to follow. By borrowing from opera, instrumental music rose to unprecedented prominence.
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Changes The piano replaced the harpsichord. The string quartet was developed for social music-making. The sonata became the leading genre of solo and chamber music 室室室室 . The concerto and symphony dominated orchestral music. Falling out of fashion: preludes, toccatas, fugues, chorale settings, and suites
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SONATA AND SONATA FORM, AS DESCRIBED BY HEINRICH CHRISTOPH KOCH
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The classic era sonata In the Baroque, a sonata was a multimovement work for several instruments. In the Classic period, the term sonata had multiple meanings, including a form.
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Heinrich Christoph Koch described sonata form Viewed it as an expanded version of binary form Also called first-movement form, it was a common plan for the first movement of a sonata, chamber work, or symphony. Koch details two large sections.
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Eighteenth-century view of sonata form
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Sonata form The first section has one main period. It moves from tonic to dominant. The principal ideas are organized into a series of smaller phrases.
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Sonata form The second section has two main periods. The first
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