Mozart Symphony No.40 in G minor, 1st movement

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What is unusual about the orchestra that Mozart uses in this symphony compared to the standard Classical orchestra of the time?
No use of trumpets, drums and timpani.
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Describe two ways in which the first and the second subject differ in the exposition section of this movement.
1st subject- dark,intense mood . 2nd subject-lyrical,relaxed mood. reduced intrumentation
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Mention two features of the development section.
reduced texture. rapid key changes.
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What is the purpose of the bridge section in the exposition?
move on the key from a tonic key to a dominant key.
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What key is the 2nd subject in during recapitulation and why?
G minor because it is there just to balance the texture.
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Describe two ways in which the first and the second subject differ in the exposition section of this movement.

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1st subject- dark,intense mood . 2nd subject-lyrical,relaxed mood. reduced intrumentation

Card 3

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Mention two features of the development section.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What is the purpose of the bridge section in the exposition?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What key is the 2nd subject in during recapitulation and why?

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Preview of the front of card 5

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