AoS1- Mozart

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  • Created on: 26-11-14 17:59
Two famous Classical composers
Mozart and Hadyn
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Most important section in classical orchestra?
Strings
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One tune with accompanying chords
Homophonic texture
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Exposition, Development and Recapitulation- what form is this?
Sonata form
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Instruments in Symphony No.40
Small orchestra
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What decade was it written in?
1780s
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What type of place would it have originally been performed in?
small concert hall
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How do the dynamics change?
Contrast suddenly- only a few crescendos and dimunendos
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What are two harmonic features found in this piece?
Chromatic chords, circle of 5ths progression and pedal notes
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Why did Mozart use horns in two different keys?
It maximises the number of notes they can play between them
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What common classical feature of phrase structure is found in this piece?
Question and answer
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What key does the piece modulate to in the 2nd subject? What is its relationship with the tonic key of Gm?
Bb major (relative major)
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What two instrumental families share the start of the 2nd subject?
strings and woodwind
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What does the performance marking 'div.' mean?
The players divide into two groups
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Most important section in classical orchestra?

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Strings

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One tune with accompanying chords

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Card 4

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Exposition, Development and Recapitulation- what form is this?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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Instruments in Symphony No.40

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