1. Single Movement Sonata Form
    • Optional Introduction
    • Exposition of theme 1, theme 2
    • Development
    • Recapitulation of theme 1. theme 2
    • Coda
  2. Exposition?
    The first section in sonata form, containing the statement of the principal themes. Also, the first section in a fugue, in which the principal theme or subject is presented imitatively.
  3. Development?
    In general sense, the elaboration of musical material through various procedures. Also, the second section of a movement in sonata form.
  4. Recapitulation?
    The third section of sonata form, which restates the themes form the exposition.
  5. Coda?
    The concluding section of a musical work or individual movement, often leading to a final climax and coupled with an increased tempo.
  6. Theme and variations
    A form based on a single theme and its subsequent repetition, with each new statement varied in some way from the original.
  7. Minuet and Trio?
    • A form employed in the third movement of many classical symphonies, cast in a stately triple meter and ternary form. (ABA)
    • (third movement of 4 movement set)
  8. scherzo?
    Literally, "joke" A sprightly humorous instrumental piece, swift in tempo; developed by Beethoven to replace minuet.
  9. Symphony?
    sonata for orchestra
  10. Piano Trio
    • Work written for 
    • 1 piano with violin and cello. Can be for 3 pianos but that is rare
  11. piano quartet?
    • work written for
    • violin, viola, cello and piano
    • (one piano and strings)
  12. piano quintet?
    string quartet and piano. can be 5 pianos but that is rare.
  13. String quartet?
    A chamber ensemble consisting of a first and second violin, viola and cello; also the form which is a sonata for these instruments
  14. premiere?
    The first or most eminent performance of work.
  15. rondo?
    An extended alternating form often employed in the fourth movement of classical symphonies; generally spirited and playful.
  16. pianoforte
    eighteenth or early nineteenth century piano
  17. Development has?
    • Motives-(short themes or parts of themes
    • Modulation-frequent changing tonal centers
  18. Classical Era
  19. The conductor is responsible for?
    • Phrasing-the degree to which lines are played smoothly or detached.
    • Articulation-the way a musician starts and stops each note.
  20. Cadenza?
    A section of music, usually in a concerto, played in an improvisatory style by a solo performer without orchestral accompaniment.
  21. Trill?
    two notes played back and forth fast
  22. First Movements in Concertos follow....?
    Double Exposition
  23. Mauro Giuliani
    Composer of chamber music with guitar (flute)
  24. Beethovens Opera
  25. Haydn's Opera
    • Missa in Augustiis (Mass in time of peril)
    • The Nelson Mass
    • The Creation
  26. Mozarts Opera
    • Le Nozzo di Figaro (Italian comic)
    • Don Giovanni (Italian Comic)
    • Cosi Fan Tutte (Italian Comic)

    • Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Abuduction from the Seraglio) (German)
    • Die Zauberflote (Magic Flute) (Germen)
Card Set
classical period