Coda What is being played in this part of the music Fragment of first theme

Coda what is being played in this part of the music

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From what section of sonata form is this music? Coda What is being played in this part of the music? Fragment of first theme repeated many times by strings and woodwinds The instrument playing the solo is an Oboe Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Second Movement - Slow and features melody - Theme and Variations - Contrasts 10
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- Different but related key to first movement (E flat Major; Relative Major to C minor) What do these three excerpts have in common? They are variations on the same theme. In this excerpt the trumpets play the melody. What are the violins playing? A steady, even series of notes In this excerpt the cellos play the melody. What are the other string instruments playing? A series of plucked notes, pizzicato. What do you hear in this excerpt? A series of ascending scales Which section of the orchestra is predominating in this excerpt? Woodwinds Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Third Movement - Scherzo replaces minuet - “Mannheim rocket” Opening theme, ascending arpeggio - Three-part form: ABA o A section in minor; two contrasting themes o B section contains imitation (fugato) o A section contains no repeats - Bridge to fourth movement Is this the first or second theme in the opening portion of the movement? Second What do you hear in this excerpt? Instruments entering in imitation What is the main difference between these two excerpts? The second is much softer What changes in the violin part during this excerpt? It moves from minor to major. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Fourth Movement - More than pleasant music; optimistic and positive - Major key - Sonata form 11
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The opening theme outlines a major chord. How many times do you hear essentially the same thing? Three times This excerpt is probably from the development. What section of the orchestra plays the melody in this excerpt? French horns What feature of Beethoven’s music do you hear in this excerpt? Many repeated notes. Chapter 21 Quiz: 1.Which movement of a Classical symphony is almost always in sonata form? First 2. The third movement of symphonies by Haydn and Mozart were usually a minuet and trio . 3. The theme here: is in a major key, has a lyrical, tender quality, and is played by the upper strings and woodwinds. 4. A feature of this music is many repeated notes . 5.What do you hear clearly here? Imitation 6.A symphony usually has how many movements? Four 7. Beethoven changed the third movement of his later symphonies from minuet and trio to scherzo . 8. A symphony is a large work for an orchestra . 9.What change did Beethoven make in his use of sonata form? He 10. The second movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 is a theme and variations 11. The second movement of a symphony is usually slow and melodious . 12.How many symphonies did Beethoven compose? Nine 13. Beethoven frequently used: Sudden contrasts in mood, repeated notes and chords, major and minor keys, and forms such as sonata and rondo. 14. The first three notes of the theme make up a major chord. 15. Beethoven’s music often contains sudden changes in character True 12
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