Mozart 40th Symphony mov. 1 quiz

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  • Created by: E.H13
  • Created on: 21-02-16 16:48

1. Name the three sections in sonata form, in order.

  • Exposition, development, Coda
  • Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
  • Intro, chorus, outro
  • Exposition, Recapitulation, Development
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2. State 2 ways Mozart increases tension in the bridge/transition?

  • Full orchestra with horns, strong sfz
  • I would answer but I can't even be bothered to guess
  • Plays quieter, violins use trem.
  • Diminuendo, Timpani play

3. How do the 2nd violins help the 1st violins in the first subject

  • They play an octave below
  • They pat them on the head with their bows, getting rosin in their hair and starting what can only be described a WW3
  • They play the same notes
  • They play and hold the tonic note

4. What's unusual about the percussion section

  • There isn't one.
  • There are only Timpanis
  • They have a cymbal part
  • They need 3 players

5. What is the key of the 2nd subject when first heard?

  • Bflat major
  • B major
  • E major
  • Eflat minor


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