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Unformatted text preview: ch as part of the service or in the homes of wealthy aristocrats of Early public concerts The middle class expressed interest in music Musical Vienna s Concerts were very different than they are Concerts today today s s s s s 3-4 hours long variety was the order a movement of a symphony, arias, solos, improvisations, movement concertos, choral work, more symphony concertos, Audiences consisted of aristocrats and Audiences middle class middle Pieces were not identified as they are today Symphony No. 5 in C minor Symphony No. 5 in C minor s s s While sketches of the 5th symphony date to 1804, it While was composed mostly in 1807. was The premiered took place on December 22, 1808, in The Vienna. Vienna. The all-Beethoven concert lasted from 6:30P.M.10:30P.M. and consisted of: s s s s s s s s The 6th Symphony The 5th Symphony The 4th Piano Concerto The Choral Fantasy A concert aria Ah, perfido concert Ah, Two movements from the Mass in C E.T.A. Hoffmann reviewed the program. Hoffmann E.T.A. viewed Beethoven as a colossal new figure in music. viewed Beethoven said “Thus Fate knocks at the door.” Beethoven’s Orchestra Beethoven’s Orchestra s Strings: s s s s s Woodwinds in pairs: s s s s s Flutes (introduced the piccolo in the 5th) Oboes Clarinets (added in the 1780s) Bassoons (introduced the contra bassoon in the 5th) Brass s s s s Violins in two sections Violas Cellos Double basses Horns Trumpets Trombones (introduced the trombone in the 5th) Percussion s Timpani Symphony No. 5 in C minor Symphony No. 5 in C minor s s s s 1st mvt. - Beethoven achieve...
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