Symphony no. 40 - Mozart

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* = sharp

^ = flat

Composition date: 1788 classical period

Form: 4 movements - first movement is in sonata form

EXPOSTION 

Subject 1:

  • b.1-20
  • homophonic
  • question (b.1-5) and answer (b.5-9) in violin part
  • imperfect cadenece in b.20 (on the dominant)

Bridge:

  • b.20-43 - based on the 1st subject
  • homophonic
  • perfect cadence on B^ b.28
  • pedal notes in horns and violin 1 uses broken chords
  • imperfect cadence at the end onto B^ major
  • general pause at the end of the bridge

Subject 2:

  • b. 44-75
  • homophonic 
  • dialogue between strings and woodwind at the start of the second half

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