The movement features an expressive melody in short

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The movement features an expressive melody in short phrases. Constantly changing rhythmic patterns create a restless quality. Ornaments serve expressive rather than decorative ends.
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C. P. E. Bach, Sonata in A major, second movement
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Sturm und Drang The emotional qualities of the empfindsam style reached a climax in the 1760s and 1770s. The trend is described by the expression Sturm und Drang (“storm and stress”), which is related to a movement in German literature.
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CONCERTO
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Johann Christian Bach (1735– 1782) The youngest son of J. S. Bach; he studied in Italy. After two successful operas, he moved to London, where he enjoyed a long and successful career. He composed around forty keyboard concertos between 1763 and 1777. Young Mozart was impressed by the music of J. Bach
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Concerto form The classical concerto combines the ritornello structure and textural contrasts of the Baroque concerto with the techniques of sonata form. The three solo sections take the shape of an exposition, development, and recapitulation.
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Concerto first-movement form
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Concerto form The opening ritornello introduces the thematic material but remains in the tonic. Later ritornellos use elements from the first one. Cadenzas, improvised by soloists, occurred just before or within the last ritornello. Example: first movement of J. Bach’s Concerto for Harpsichord or Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 5
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  • Fall '07
  • Howell
  • Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata form, Concerto, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

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