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Classical Period
1750-1820
Pre-classical/Transitional Period
1730-1770
Eight Transitional elements of Classical Music
1. Homophonic Music, Melody heard on top line
2. Melodies are singable
3. Piano replaces harpsichord
4. Status of composer in society changes
5. Public goes to concerts
6. Absolute Music (no story attached)
7. Form dictates content
How to organize a symphony
1. Sonata Form

2. Theme and Variation

3. Minuet-Trio-Minuet

4. Sonata Form/ Rondo/ Sonata Rondo
Sonata Form
A Exposition

B Development

A Recapitulation
Exposition
Theme 1
Bridge
Theme 2
Closing section
Repeat
Development
Theme 1

Motivic Development- Bits and pieces of theme that are thrown all over the orchestra
Recapitulation
Theme 1
Bridge
Theme 2
Closing section
Coda
The optional tail of a movement
Theme and Variation form
A A1 A2 A3 A4 .......Coda
Minuet Trio Minuet Form
Minuet Trio Minuet
AABABA CCDCDC ABA
What instruments are in a string quartet?
2 Violins
1 Cello
1 Viola
Generic Rondo
ABACA........Coda
Generic Sonata Rondo
ABA-Development-ABA.....Coda
Concertos
1. Sonata Form
2. Composer's choice
3. Composer's choice
Organization of 1st movement of a concerto
Exposition 1 Orchestra(Double
Exposition 2 Exposition) solo & orch.
Development
Recapitulation
Cadenza
Coda
Cadenza
Shows virtuocity of performer
Haydn (2 points)
In service to Esterhazy's

Succeeds within the confines of the patronage system
Mozart (2 points)
Child Prodigy

Tries to make it as a freelance musician and fails
Beethoven (4 points)
1. Able to reject Patronage
2. Earns $$ teaching, performing, and selling composition
3.Says that a creative individual is just as good as nobility
4. Goes deaf
Voice Types
Soprano
mezzo-soprano
Alto
Tenor
Baritone
Bass
Mozart's Opera (4 points)
1. Don Giovanni
2. More realistic plots and characteristics
3.Better flow between recit. and Aria
4. Music changes to reflect actions of characters
Mozart's Play (4 points)
1. called "Don Giovanni"
2. More realistic plots and charasters
3. Better flow between recit. and aria
4. Music changes to reflect actions of characters
Beethoven's Symphony #5 in C minor
1. Sonata form (uses as bonus)
2. Theme and Variation
3. Schrzo replaces M T M (italian word for joke)
4.Sonata form (loud brass and drums)