Structure for classical set works

Structure of the three 2013 as set works for the classical section


Vivaldi- Basson Concerto in E minor- 1st

Not sure when it was written he wrote 39! Features a basso continuo. Bassline can be played on cello, double bass or basson, Chords can be played on harpsichord, Organ or bass lute.

In ritornello form means little return. 4 orchestral main theme ritornello sections (tuttie Sections) with epsidoses in between.

Ritornello, Episode, Ritornello, Episode, Ritornello Episode, Ritornello.

Episodes are solo passages with virtuosic passages in them writen for basson.

  • Trills
  • High and low register
  • Demi semi arppegios
  • Demi semi scales
  • Wide leaps
  • Acciaccatura
  • Decorated melody lines
  • Longer passages- Breath control
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Haydn- Drum roll symphony No.103 in Eb- 4th

Writen in 1795 for his visit to london. Was allowed to experiment with the Estanhazy family orchestra. He uses one main theme that contrasts with some shorter themes- the movement is known as monothematic.

Drum roll symphony is in sonata rondo form:

Exposition- ABA


Recapulation- AB

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Beethoven- Volin concerto in D major- 1st

First performed in 1806 written for violinist Franz Clement. Volin technology was advancing with a brighter  and powerrful sound with a developed curved bow.

In sonata and ritornello form.

Exposition- Ritornello and solo 1

Developement- Ritornello and solo 2

Recapulation- Ritornello, solo 3 and a ritornello

Cadenza and the coda

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