Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor

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Harmony
Diatonic, Functional, Chromatic chords, Circle of fifths progression, Pedal notes
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First Subject
Characterised by falling motif, Played by strings, G minor
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Metre
4/4
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Tempo
Molto Allegro - Very Fast
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Use of Instruments
Strings - busy, variety of instruments. Woodwind - don't play much, more sustained. Horns - different keys. No timpani or trumpets. Only one flute
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Differences between Bridges
Doesn't modulate, Only there to give balance
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Sonata Form
Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
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Exposition
First subject, Bridge, Second subject, Codetta
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Development
Moves through various keys, Develops both subjects
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Recapitulation
First subject, Bridge, Second subject, Coda
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Larger Work
Symphony, 4 movements
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Melody
Mostly diatonic, Based in violins, Scalic, Questions and answered
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Texture
Melody-dominated homophony, Dialogue in second subject, Counterpoint + imitation, Octave doubling
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Tonality
G minor, Second subject B flat major, Lots of modulation in bridge
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Classical Features
Regular phrasing, Melody-dominated homophony, Regular cadences, Functional harmony, Piano, Wind instruments, Contrasts, Crescendos
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Rhythm
First subject anacrusis, Repeated, Synchopation in second subject
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Symphony No.40 Date
1788
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Classical Dates
1750-1825
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Second Subject
A melody with descending chord patterns, Shared between strings and woodwind, B flat major
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Characterised by falling motif, Played by strings, G minor

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First Subject

Card 3

Front

4/4

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Card 4

Front

Molto Allegro - Very Fast

Back

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Card 5

Front

Strings - busy, variety of instruments. Woodwind - don't play much, more sustained. Horns - different keys. No timpani or trumpets. Only one flute

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