Haydn

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What was Haydn?
Composer and pianist
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How many symphonies did Haydn write?
100+
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Who brought Haydn to London?
Johann Peter Salomon
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When was music booming in London?
Late 1700s
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Why was music booming in the late 1700s?
Due to the increasingly wealthy middle classes and the industrial revolution
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What had London become...?
A melting-pot of cultural life
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What form is this movement in?
Sonata form
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What is meant monothematic?
One theme, altering the structure of sonata form
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What devices are used? Give at least 2
Motifs, Pedals, Imitation and Repeating theme
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What is the tonality of this piece?
Eb major
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What does 'Allegro con spirit' mean?
Lively with spirit
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What is the first piece of the structure in this piece?
A theme/Exposition
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What key is the Exposition in?
Eb major
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What calls to attention?
Horn calls
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What does the main theme develop into?
Motifs
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What does this section briefly modulate to?
F minor
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What device is used?
Sustained pedals
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What does the imitation do to the texture?
Makes it polyphnic
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What comes after the A theme/Exposition 1st subject
B episode/Exposition 2nd subject
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What key is this section in?
Bb major
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What does the rhythm in the violins change to?
Calm crotchet rythm
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What is also adding harmony in the violin part?
Double and triple stopping
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What note does the pedal play?
Bb major
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What comes after the B theme/Exposition 2nd subject?
A theme/Exposition 1st subject
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What key is this in?
Eb major
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What returns (think of section)
The main theme
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What is different about the pedal used?
It's inverted a in the calrinet
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What comes after this final exposition?
C Episode/Development
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What key is this in?
C minor
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What sort of imitation is used?
Motivic
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How are the entries harmonised?
In thirds
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What instruments are absent in this development section? And why is this?
Brass and Timpini - Due to their liitations
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What is the full return marked as?
Forzando
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What comes after the Development?
Recapitulation
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What key is the recapitulation in?
Eb major
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Why is this modulation a surprise?
Because it returns back tot the tonic
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What key does this section briefly modulate to?
Bb major
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What is the material used?
First-subject material
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What does this piece end on?
Coda
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What key is the coda in?
Eb major
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What does Haydn use the coda to do?
To show virtuosity of the players, which is shown in the violins - high G (6th position)
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literally the most ambiguously worded questions...

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