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Unformatted text preview: s unity through the use of 1st a “motive” - the famous 4-note figure “motive” 2nd mvt. - For a change of pace and mood, Beethoven 2nd alternates between variations of two themes alternates 3rd mvt. - A scherzo - light and rapid - in A-B-A form 3rd with a contrasting section called a “trio” (three instruments?) this section leads into the finale instruments?) 4th mvt. - A Sonata-Allegro form, Beethoven adds 4th trombones, piccolo and contrabassoon to the orchestra, extending the range of sound while also giving it weight and power giving New Ideas New Ideas s s s s s s s s s Virtually no introduction in the first movement Economical thematic material (the 4-note motive) used Economical for the entire work gives it remarkable unity for Oboe cadenza in the re-capitulation of the 1st Oboe movement movement Extended coda Two themes with variations Scherzo and trio Transition using material from the 4-note motive Finale is in a major tonality rather than the key of the Finale piece (c minor) piece Addition of piccolo, contrabassoon, trombone to the Addition orchestra orchestra...
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