Music 100 quiz 3

  1. Mozart "Symphonyno.40 in G minor, I" mvt.1
    • The first 2 phases in theme 1 create a melodic sequence and have identical rythm patterns
    • The motives used to construct theme 1 is 3 notes long
    • Theme 2, in the esposition, begins in a major key, with a change in mood, and with a change in dynamics
    • Theme 2 is not heard in the development section at all
    • The development section is the most polyphonic part of this movement
    • Has no basso continuo
    • Homophonic
  2. Mozart "Piano Concerto no.23 in A major, K.488,I" mvt.1
    • In the first exposition the piano is never heard
    • In the first exposition, the bridge theme contrast with theme 1 by becoming more active
    • The only major unit to begin with the solo piano is the second exposition
    • The coda draws its music from theme 2
  3. Haydn "String Quartet op.33, no.3, IV" The Bird mvt.4
    • The first section is in AABB form
    • The first complete and conclusive candence occurs at the end of B
    • The B section contrast with the A section in that it is in a minor key and has a rythmic flow
    • When the A section returns, its form in AB
    • All four performers play together most of the time
  4. Mozart "Non piu andrai" from "Le Nozze di Figaro"
    • This aria is in rondo form
    • The tone of the music and text suggest playful teasing
    • The rythm of the A section suggests a march
    • Section B begins with a sudden loud chord, a sudden change of key, and a change in rythmic flow
    • The C section ends with music that is taken from the end of B
  5. Beethoven "Symphony No. 5 in C minor,I" mvt.1
    • The openign basic motives contains four notes
    • In the exposition, we hear the basic motive many times. The last note drops down, remains the same, and moves up
    • The development section "develops" theme 1
    • The unusual feature of the recapitulation is the oboe solo
    • The coda of this movement ends suddenly soft, then loud
  6. Typical forms for movements
    • 1st mvt. fast sonata form
    • 2nd mvt. slow sonata, theme & variations, other form
    • 3rd mvt. medium minuet & trio, scherzo & trio form
    • 4th mvt. fast rondo, sonata, other form
  7. A classical sonata has
    4 movements
  8. Solo Concerto
    • 3 movement plan (fast-slow-fast)
    • each movement soloist featured
    • favorite solo instrument: violin & piano
  9. The cadenza
    • Time for the soloist to show of technical abilities
    • improvised
    • usually at the end of movement
    • orchestra stops. soloist plays signals he is done with a long trill te the orchestra returns
  10. Sonata form
    • exposition
    • -statement of 2 themes; 2nd theme in different key than 1st theme
    • -themes connected by bridge
    • -exposition often repeated to establish themes for listeners
    • development
    • -manipulates themes or parts of themes (motives)
    • -frequent modulation (changing tonal centers_
    • recapitulation
    • -restatement of exposition themes and bridge
    • -both themes in original key of movement
    • -sometimes a coda is added o extend the conclusion
  11. Double Exposition Sonata form
    • double exposition
    • -statement of 2 themes
    • -connected by bridge (theme)
    • 1 exposition for orchestra & 1 exposition for soloist
    • (no repeatition)
    • development
    • -manipulates theme or introduces new theme
    • -frequent switching between orchestra & soloist
    • recapitulation
    • -restatement of exposition themes
    • -cadenza
    • -coda
  12. Rondo form
    • alternating form often used in the 4th movement
    • -catchy
    • The A theme returns between contrasting music (themes B, C, etc.)
    • -ABABA or ABACABA ar most common
    • Sonata rondo is a "hybrid"
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Music 100 quiz 3
Classical Music