Allegro Essays

  • Sonata Allegro Essay

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    Sonata Allegro form was a development of the classical era. It represents a more open form than many of the earlier Baroque forms such as fugues, rondeau form, etc. While there is a formula that can be applied, there was not a rigid, formal concept for the form. Rather it evolved over the classical era and beyond. Haydn was one of the early exponents of this form. It was named "Sonata Allegro," because the final Allegro movement of a Sonata was most often created in this form. It is by

  • Concert Critique of Mozart and The Height of Classicism

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    pianist alone as a solo, Mr. Robert Levin. The program’s title was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Chaconne from Idomeneo. The first piece was Concerto No. 24 in C minor for Piano and Orchestra, K. 491, Allegro, Larghetto, and Allegretto. The second piece was Symphony No. 36 in C major, K.425, “Linz”, Adagio-Allegro spiritoso, Andante, Menuetto-Trio, and Presto. This concert was unique in that the focus seemed to be as much on the instruments as in the music itself. As the pianist and conductor expressed the

  • A Concert Performance to Remember

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    appeared on stage with the orchestra for a splendid performance of Brahms’s Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, opus 83. Since both pieces were quite long, this discussion will be devoted to the work by Brahms. The first movement, Allegro non troppo, opened with a lone French horn stating the theme, which was then emulated ... ... middle of paper ... ...ement seems the perfect release from the various passions of the first three.” The piano and strings seemed to be blended more

  • Review on Brahms?s Third Symphony

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    Review on Brahms’s Third Symphony Symphony No.3, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Op.90, F Major Allegro con brio Andante Poco allegretto allegro Brahms was at the zenith of his powers when he wrote the third Symphony. He finished it during the summer of 1883, in Wiesbaden, whence in early May, soon after his fiftieth birthday. We can picture Brahms that summer, in the very prime of his life, his great intellectual and emotional powers fully developed and his mastery widely acknowledged, walking much

  • Costa Rica

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    beautiful view. To make sure everything would be taken care of we enlisted the services of a travel agent. She setup a week long vacation at a resort for $680(Flight and Room). A four-hour drive from Knoxville to Atlanta and a five-hour flight on Allegro Air brought us to our destination. We arrived in Costa Rica late in the afternoon at a tiny airstrip in the rural town of Liberia. A bus picked us up from the airport and took us to the resort which was two-hours away. We could have rented a car but

  • jazz

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    Jazz is the kind of music that makes me want to do one of two things. Depending on the mood of the jazz, sometimes I feel like relaxing and just listening to the music and letting it run through me. Other times I feel like getting up and dancing as if I have not a care in the world. The jazz concert I attended on at SLO Brewing Company on October 6, 2001 inspired me to do both of these due to the variety used by the musicians in dynamic, rhythm, tempo, and many other aspects of music. The group consisted

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    played to him; at five, he could play the violin with perfect intonation. In fact, with more recent evidence, Mozart is believed to have written his first composition just a few short days before his fourth birthday! These compositions, an Andante and Allegro K1a and K1b, were written, Leopold noted, early in 1760, as he approached his fourth birthday. They are very brief, and modelled on the little pieces that his sister had been given to play (and which he also learnt; the "Wolfgang Notenbuch" is a forgery)

  • Classical Period of Music

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    The Spirit of the Classical Era : The Classical Era saw the convergence of two opposing schools of thought in society. The first was the leftover from the Baroque Era, which said that the nobility had absolute power of society. The second was from the middle class, who said that the nobility had gone too far with their power and should give some of their power over to the middle class. The result of this was many opportunities for composers. Not only could they have theirtraditional occupations

  • Pastoral Imagery of Shakespeare and Milton

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    The Pastoral Imagery of Shakespeare and Milton The pastoral settings in Shakespeare's As You Like It, John Milton's "L'Allegro," and his "Il Penseroso" provide an escape from an urban environment. Although Shakespeare's Duke Senior and his followers physically move into a forest, they still tend to impose their urban system upon the wilderness. In "L'Allegro," Milton presents an idyllic countryside where all adversity has been safely domesticated. In "Il Penseroso," the speaker makes no attempt

  • An Analysis Of 'ALLEGRO' By Tomas Tranströmer

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    what technique works best for you to get though those days. The connection I had with this poem was very strong; it was like I was reading a poem out of my own life, especially after I had seen myself embedded deep within this poem. In the poem “ALLEGRO,” by Tomas Tranströmer, he shows us exactly how he overcame the shadowy overcast that became a dilemma for him. He was left with

  • A Feminist Journey through Beethoven's Musical Structure

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    A Feminist Journey through Beethoven's Musical Structure Traditional analysis of Beethoven's use of Sonata Allegro form tends to focus on harmonic or melodic movement and key relationships. This study stretches such investigations to include questions of historical context and philosophic motivations that drive a composer to structure music in a certain way. Ultimately this leads to an inquiry about how these traditions affect us as listeners, and more specifically how they relate to gender

  • Beethoven Symphony 1 Essay

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    helping to remember the to some degree emotional tone of the primary topic. The two topical components are the premise of the vibrational forms, at first melodious and mild and at last communicating bliss. Allegro – has a free form. This is thought to be the key snapshot of the whole symphony Allegro – brings numerous new components which constitute a veritable

  • Concert At Barge Music Concerts

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    orchestra in B minor, RV 580 that were performed in three movements allegro, largo – larghetto and allegro. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, that were preform in allegro, adagio, rondeau (allegro). And sinfonia concertante for violin, viola and orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364 also composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and it was also performed in three movement allegro maestoso, andante, presto.This masterpieces were perform by Alexander

  • How To Critique Mozart Symphony 40

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    finished this multiple movement work in just a few short weeks as he was also working on two other symphonies. The first movement is allegro, second is andante, third is minuete and trio, and finally, fourth is allegro. All of the movements except the third are in sonata allegro form. The third is in ternary form. To start, the first movement of the piece is in sonata-allegro form. It opens kind of abruptly, and starts with a three-note motive. The piece seems to be rapidly picking up and getting louder

  • Beethoven Fifth Symphony Essay

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    feeling of imminent doom. Symphony No. 5 is comprised of a large orchestra of strings, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets and timpani. The rhythms differ by movement beginning with Allegro con brio, followed by Adante con moto, Scherzo Allegro and Allegro. The first movement is in Allegro con brio. The motive are the four basic notes in descending sequence repeated twice. The first theme grows from the repeating motive followed by a cadence and pause. The violins beginning an ascending

  • Analysis Of Prelude To Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg

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    The orchestra began with the first piece called Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg which was composed by Richard Wagner and presented in the year 1868. The piece begins with a crescendo piano and strings. The opening bars represent the motive of the Meistersinger (Mastersinger) themselves of the 16th century Nurnberg. The piece starts with main them of the Meistersingers themselves, which can be heard throughout the piece. The beginning creates an atmosphere of peace and a feeling of happiness

  • Concert Report On Orchestra Performance

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    Concert Report The location of the concert was in Downtown San Jose and it was held in the California theater. The seating was appropriate for the ensemble. I was able to see all the instruments because of the risers and hear all the wind instruments because they were placed on a higher level with risers or platforms. The acoustics for the orchestra was very well. I did not hear any outside noise even though we were near the San Jose Airport. The walls and ceilings gave us the reflected sound because

  • Concert Report Bohemian

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    through a full spectrum of musical variety: major and minor, fast and slow tempo, sad and joyful, leaving an almost magical impression. The piece to follow is Cello Sonata №2 in F Major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms in four movements. The first movement, Allegro vivace, continues the theme of the “7 variations” by using the cello in interesting and unorthodox ways -- which is typical for Brahms’s style -- including “col legno” bowing, plucking, and playing notes at the very top or even outside cello’s pitch

  • Dance Recitals Research Paper

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    studio, accompanied by Dr. Kazuo Murakami on piano. The rectial had repertoire from Bernhard Crusell, Camille Saint-Saëns, Gabriel Pierné, and Witold Lutosławski. The first piece played on the program was “Concerto No. 3 in B-flat, Op. 11 Movement 1 “Allegro Risoluto””by Bernhard Crusell. Bernhard Crusell was a Classical composer that wrote chamber music and concertos for clarinet, voice, piano, and orchestra. Born on October 15, 1775 in Uusikaupunki, Finland, he was born into a family of bookbinders

  • Essay On Music Concert

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    place on the 30th. The hour long concert consisted of three musical pieces: • Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Opus 14, No. 2 with three movements:  Allegro  Andante  Scherzo: Allegro assai • Schumann’s Arabeske, Opus 18 with a single movement • Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Opus 58 with four movements:  Allegro maestoso  Scherzo: Molto vivace  Largo  Finale: Presto, non tanto Since it was a piano concert, there was only a single instrument – the piano. The room was setup