chamber music

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 10-02-19 12:07

the classical era:1750-1825

important composers-haydn,mozart+beethoven

melody and accpompaniment texture(homophonic)

balanced phrases(2/4 bar question and answer phrases)

functional harmony

balanced forms(ternary/sonata form popular)

operas,symphonies,concertos+string quartets commonly composed


a french dance

moderate/slow triple metre

appeared in forms such as sonata,string quartet+symphony(usually paired with a trio)


a piece of music for 3 players

piano trios were common(piano,violin,cello) + string trios(violin,viola,cello)

chamber music:

music written for small ensemble

can come in forms such as string…


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