Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G minor (first movement)

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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- What form is this peice in and which key?
Sonata form in G minor
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- Name the three sections in order
Exposition, Development and ecapitulation
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- what happens in the first subject of the exposition and what key is it in?
Falling motifs, played by strings, G minor
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- What happens in the second subject of the exposition and what key is it in?
descending chromatic patterns shared between strings and woodwind and B flat major (relative minor)
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- What happens in the development and what is the key like?
based on first subject, which is developed and fragmented and Moves through many keys (starts on F# minor)
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- what happens in the first subject of the development and what key is it in?
first subject repeated with some variation and G minor
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- What happens in the second subject of the developmentand what key is it in?
Second subject repeated with some variation and G minor
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STRUCTURE AND TONEALITY- What happens in the coda of the development and what key is it in?
Repeated perfect cadances and in G minor
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MELODY- What are most of the melodies made up of?
Balanced, 4 or 8 bar phrases and sound like question and answer
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MELODY- What are many phrases like?
Scalic (based on scales)
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HARMONY- what is the harmony like?
Diatonic and functional
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HARMONY- What could the chords be described?
As chromatic chords
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HARMONY- How could the progression be described as in the second subject?
Circle of 5ths progression
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R, M & T- What is the metre throughout?
4/4
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R, M & T- What is the tempo like?
Molto allegro- very fast
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R, M & T- What is repeated to create unity?
Short rhythmic ideas
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R, M & T- What is the rhythm like?
Fairly simple, with some dotted rhythms and syncopation
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TEXTURE- What is the texture mainly like?
Homophonic
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TEXTURE- Dialogue is created between which instruments in the second subject?
Woodwind and strings
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TEXTURE- what type of doublings are used frequently?
Octave doublings
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MOZART- When was this piece written?
1788
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MOZART- Where woulod this piece normally be performed?
Large rooms of stately homes
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