August 2 notes - August 2, 2006 Classical Forms Minuet and...

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August 2, 2006 Classical Forms Minuet and Trio o Popular in 3 rd movements of symphonies and string quartets o Minuet in G – dance, triple meter o Minuet is a dance piece Not for dance, just to listen to Concert pieces o Triple meter with contrast Major and minor chords Slow and fast tempo o A-B-A structure Broken down further so actually: ab-cd-ab o Used by Mozart and Haydn o Beethoven changed it to Scherzo and Trio Sonata Op. 2 No. 2 movement 3 – played in class Scherzo Question and answer more apparent Shorter notes Trio Minor chords More connected and serious Lyrical Rondo o Mozart’s Turkish March o Examples in book Classical Genres Classical Concerto o 3 movements (fast-slow-fast) From Vivaldi o Only difference is its now for soloist with full orchestra o Movement 1 has improvisation section called a cadenza o Follows sonata form Exception: double exposition Chamber Music o Few instruments – string quartet more popular
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MUL 2010 taught by Professor Goldblatt during the Summer '06 term at University of Florida.

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August 2 notes - August 2, 2006 Classical Forms Minuet and...

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