Compare And Contrast Wolfgang Amadeon And Beethoven's Symphony No 40

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven are very famous past composers that have created many pieces that have influenced not just people of their time, but people in modern times as well.
Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 was his last and longest symphony he composed. While listening to this breathtaking piece of music, one specific aspect of this piece stood out to me; this being the instrumentation. In this symphony, many different instruments were used. While listening, I recognized many of them. A flute, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets, timpani, and strings make up this famous piece that is known world-wide by millions of people.
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 is one of the best-known compositions in classical music, and
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One main difference that can be noticed when listening to both of the symphonies is the different instruments being used. For example, in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, there are numerous instruments being used. These include: a piccolo, flutes, clarinets, bassoons, contrabassoon, horns, trumpets, trombones, timpani, and strings. Although the symphonies may share some of the same instruments, Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 does not include as many instruments. While Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 has ten various instruments in it, Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 only has seven different instruments. These instruments used in Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 are: flutes, oboes, bassoons, horns, trumpets, timpani, and also strings. Because they share some different instruments, the music sounds different and gives each symphony its own individual style. These symphonies may include some of the same instruments, however, they both have a unique sound. In Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, the opening note has a very loud tone. This opening note has a suspense or intimidating tone. Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 has a more relaxing…show more content…
5 has the largest impact on me. What stands out to me the most in Beethoven’s symphony is the dramatic tone it creates from the very beginning of the piece. I feel as if I can connect better to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 rather than Mozart’s Symphony No, 41 because the loud, dramatic tone represents my everyday life. Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 is more boring and quiet, which makes the piece not seem as interesting. Not only does it impact me by the tone, but I also find it amazing how many instruments can be playing at one time to make a piece of music sound so
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