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  • Colonialism And Imperialism: Symphony, Symphony, Sonata And Varia

    Within this essay, for question 1, I will be describing symphony, concerto, sonata and quartet in relation to their historical background. By using multiple similarities and differences in order to compare and contrast each of these things. According to an online dictionary, a symphony is defined as “an elaborate instrumental composition in three or more movements, similar in form to a sonata but written for an orchestra and usually of far grander proportions and more varied elements.” A concerto is “a composition for one or more principal instruments, with orchestral accompaniment, now usually in symphonic form.” A sonata is “a composition for one or two instruments, typically in three or four movements in contrasted forms and keys.” And lastly,…

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  • The Romantic Symphony Analysis

    Question 3: The Romantic Symphony In this paper you will learn about both Beethoven’s and Berlioz’s history in the Romantic Symphony. Many look upon Beethoven as one of the most creative musicians of all time. He transitioned between Classical and Romantic eras of musical history. Beethoven introduced his new ideas to the symphonic tradition with extensive developmental use of musical material. He used various themes, choruses, motifs, and keys to accomplish a sense of modulation…

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  • Analysis Of Symphony No. 40

    Symphony no.40 contains an exposition, a development, and a recapitulation. The exposition of a sonata form is a large section of music that introduces the basic material of the movement. This section usually includes the first theme, the second theme, and the cadence theme. In Symphony no.40, the exposition introduces the main theme of the entire piece. In this exposition, the first theme is repeated several times, and then the second theme is introduced shortly after the first theme. The next…

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  • Dthovek Symphony No. 9 Analysis

    In the Dvorak, the theme recalling maintains the characteristic of whole music meanwhile the role of theme recalling more focus to work as a structural marker in Beethoven symphony no.5 and no.9. 1st mvt of Dvorak no.9 consists of the main themes and its repeating. The interesting thing in this piece is that the following 2nd, 3rd, 4th movements are all directly connected to 1st mvt theme. 2nd mvt contains the similar rhythmic patter with 1st movement’s rhythm and the 1st mvt main theme is…

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  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 Analysis

    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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  • Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony Analysis

    "Beethoven's pastoral symphonies are not only more fascinating than the most beautiful scenery of the painting but more imaginative and convincing that it is heaven on earth. There the soul is integrated with nature and is immersed in peace. This is the French novelist George's praise of the great work in the "travel letter." Beethoven's nine symphonies are great, but one of my favorites is the pastoral symphony. The reason is simple: this piece of music is natural. Beethoven was a pioneer. He…

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  • Hector Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique 5th Movement

    adopt the style in their music as well. Hector Berlioz was a French composer during the Early Romantics period in the 1830s. He is most famously known for his piece “Symphony Fantastique” 5th Movement composed in 1830, where he tells about his own personal love for an Irish Actress, Harriet Smithson. Hector Berlioz was born on December 11th, 1803 in La Côte-Saint-André, to a dad named Louis-Joseph Berlioz and mother Marie-Antoinette. He had five siblings, of which only two survived past…

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  • Critical Analysis: Mozart Symphony No. 40 In Mozart

    Analysis: Mozart Symphony no.40 in G minor K.550 (1788), first movement There are more questions surrounding Mozart's final three symphonies nos. 39, 40, and 41 or "Jupiter" than answers. Mozart’s Symphony in G minor, K550 “is one of the greatest final trilogies that Mozart composed and the process of composing this piece lasted from six to eight weeks during the summer of 1788”(Heninger, 2003, p.1) Firstly, it was written for “strings, flutes, oboes and bassoons. It is then revised to give…

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  • Analysis Of Beethoven's 5th Symphony Movement 4

    Beethovens 5th symphony movement 4 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…

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  • Van Gogh's Gaelic Symphony: Mrsrs Night, Mrs. Night

    If Van Gogh wants to draw a hand in his painting, he would draw a thousand hands and pick one from his samples to use. On the other hand, composers uses the similar idea with Van Gogh, but they do use the samples as what we call motivic development to shape the story of symphony and manipulates the emotion of their listener. Like Brahms said in Henschel’s diary entry: “ There is no real creating without hard work.” The success of Amy Beach’s Gaelic symphony was not only because she was a women…

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