Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor Pathetique 1st Movement

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1. Describe the exposition

  • In the key of C minor, 2/2 time signature, lively and dramatic and main themes are established
  • In the key of C minor, 2/2 time signature, lively and dramatic and main themes are developed
  • In the key of D minor, 2/2 time signature, lively and dramatic and main themes are established
  • In the key of Eb major, 4/4 time signature, slow and mellow and main themes established
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2. Which periods did Beethoven's music bridge?

  • Classical and Romantic
  • Romantic and Gothic
  • Classical and Baroque
  • Baroque and Romantic

3. Describe the development

  • Main themes are developed and modulations to keys other than tonic and dominant
  • Main themes repeated in the same key

4. What key is the second subject in?

  • D# major
  • B minor
  • Eb minor
  • A minor

5. Describe the recapitulation

  • Recaps main themes, ends with coda and has a repeated middle section
  • Recaps main themes, second subject starts in the subdominant and it ends with a coda
  • Starts with a coda, recaps main themes and first subject starts in the tonic

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