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Music 10/25/07 BRING A SMALL GREEN SCANTRON for midterm 45 m.c. 1 pt. each Extra credits 8 listening questions (beginning of work) Tempo Marking (from fastest to slowest) Presto very fast Allegro fast Andante walking speed Moderato Adagio slow Largo very slow Grave superrrrrrrrrr slow Tempo Modifiers Accelerando Ritardando slow down Multi-movement Form 3 movements o 1. fast o 2. slow o 3. fast o Genres: concertos, some sonatas 4 movements o 1. Fast o 2. Slow o 3. Triple meter o 4. Fast o Genres: symphonies, some sonatas, some serenades Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons (1725) Excerpt: Spring, Mvt. 1 Four concertos; one for each season Each concerto has 3 movements: o 1. Allegro o 2. Largo o 3. Allegro Program music : the composer provided a poem with each movement to specify what the music is supposed to be depicting Form alternates between : o Ritornellos for entire orchestra
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o Episodes , usually featuring soloist NOW ENTERING THE CLASSICAL ERA! (1750-1825)
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