This piece was composed by Ludwig Beethoven between the years 1804-1808.
This is the most frequently performed symphonies and arguable one of the best classical pieces ever composed. This piece was first performed in 1808 and achieved its fame shortly afterwards. Beethoven was a major composer who help music transition from the classical to the romantic era. Beethoven did not only compose 9 symphonies but he also composed a few piano concertos, violin concertos and many more. The symphony consists of four movements: Allegro con brio, Andante con moto, Scherzo allegro and Allegro.
The fourth movement:
This movement starts in C major which is unusual because normally a symphony ends in the same key it started, C minor. This is …show more content…
This is played in temporally compressed form. Towards the end of the movement the tempo increase to presto and the last 29 bars a filled with C major chords played fortissimo. This long chord section was in fact borrowed by
Beethoven from a Italian composer, Luigi Cherubini.
Opus 50, No. 6
The composer of this piece, Franz Joseph Haydn, was one of the most influential composers of his time and among the creators of classical genres. Ludwig van
Beethoven, Haydns most celebrated pupil. However, Haydn also played a major role in influencing composers such as Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms. Over his life he composed 106 symphonies and he became the principle architect for the classical style of music. Haydn shaped the world of classical music and is a genius in his own right. I studied the first set of this composition, so I found it appropriate to study the last as well.
This piece is known as The Frog. This piece starts in D major but by the second movement it changes to D minor. This makes use of the open strings and allows this work to be the biggest and loudest of the set. It contains four movements:
Allegro: this movement starts with the first violin starting on E and after a