Key Terms for Mozart

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Sonata form
A large-scale form invented in the Classical era comprising 3 sections - exposition, development, and recapitulation.
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Symphony
A large - scale genre for orchestra in three or 4 movements.
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Minuet and trio
A ternary form sturcture, performed as minuet-trio-minuet. It is often used as the third movement in a Classical symphony.
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Sinfonia
An italian form in origin, these were works in three sections for strings and continuo.
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Tempo
Referring to the speed of the music.
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Ternary
A three part sturcture in ABA form in which the opening section is repeated and section B provides contrast.
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Theme and Variations
A theme (melody) followed by a series of variations on the original theme.
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Bridge passage
A linking passage often used to change key if the music (modulate) in preparation for the second subject.
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First subject
The first theme or melody
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Second subject
The second theme or melody.
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Texture
The number of parts in a piece of music and how they relate to one another.
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Augmentation
Doubling (or more) of the original note value.
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Chromatic passage
A phrase that moves in semi tones
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Pathetique
Literally 'pathetic', referring to a melancholic mood.
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Semi tone
Half a tone - the distance between two notes that are immediately next to each other.
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A large - scale genre for orchestra in three or 4 movements.

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Symphony

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A ternary form sturcture, performed as minuet-trio-minuet. It is often used as the third movement in a Classical symphony.

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An italian form in origin, these were works in three sections for strings and continuo.

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Referring to the speed of the music.

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