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  • Sonata Allegro Form

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    Sonata Allegro Form The roots of this form can be traced to the simple binary form of the baroque era. With binary, the two sections are thematically similar with a sameness of texture and theme throughout the movement. The term sonata originally referred to instrumental music, not a particular form of composition. The Baroque sonata can be traced back to an instrumental song of the late Renaissance called canzon da sonar. This leads eventually to the trio sonata, for four instruments despite its

  • An Injustice for All in Sonata Allegro Form

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    An Injustice for All in Sonata Allegro Form Wideman’s quotation from Brothers and Keepers could be interpreted to say a number of different things. The interpretation I could make is no person could explain the reason things are the way they are in life. In trying to come up with a logical answer they dwell on it and it becomes even more confusing. Afterwards they settle upon the conclusion that things happen for a reason and not in any kind of order. Wideman also claims that people do not have

  • Sonata Allegro

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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 no means

  • 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

  • Analysis Of The String Quartet Part 2, Opus 17

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    movement is called Moderato, which means moderately, in the manner of a march. This movement is in classical sonata form. This means that there is an exposition, development, recapitulation, and sometimes a coda. The piece begins on a sound that appears to be atonal making it sound very dissonant. The second movement was named Allegro molto capriccioso and is in Rondo form. Rondo form means that there are reoccurring themes and is commonly in (ABACABA). The final movement called Lento is now at a slow

  • Chopin Sonata NO. 3

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    MUS 404: Keyboard Literature June 22, 2010 Piano Sonata No. 3 in b minor, Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin Chopin’s third sonata is a masterwork filled with pianistic elements, daring harmonies, experimental form, and a wealth of expressivity. In this four-movement work, references to other Chopin compositions and influences from fellow composers are found. At the same time, there is a progressive element; it looks forward to the heights which would be achieved by Chopin and later composers. Background

  • Beethoven Appassionata Essay

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    sonata central to the heroic period. Beethoven first started writing this piece in 1804, but did not complete it until September of 1806 (Broede). “Appassionata” is Beethoven’s 23rd sonata. There are three movements, which include allegro assai, andante con moto, and allegro ma non troppo. As quoted by Glenn Gould, “The ‘Appassionata’, in common with most of the works Beethoven wrote in the first decade of the 19th century, is a study in thematic tenacity. His conceit at this period was to create mammoth

  • Literary Analysis Of Joseph Haydn And Ludwig Van Beethoven

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    His compositions are considered to have led to the development of the sonata form. This was still evident late in his career. Piano Sonata No. 62 in E-flat major (Hob. XVI:52) consists of short, balanced melodic phrases of two, four or sometimes six bars. Each melody in the exposition is evenly divided into an antecedent phrase

  • Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 Analysis

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    Philharmonic Orchestra and composed by Yevgeny Mravinsky, his symphony was very successful that both of the authorities and the public critics of the Soviet Union gave positive acclaims to his Symphony No. 5. Nevertheless, his forth movement, the allegro non troppo form, of the Symphony No. 5, is the most meaningful and dramatic movement than the first three movements: moderato, allegretto, and largo. The fourth movement does not have any verbal texts, but the music can represent a story of military power

  • Reflection Of A Concert At The Chicago Symphony Center

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    Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16 in the Andantino, Scherzo: Vivace, Moderato, Allegro tempestoso, the piano soloist was Russian pianist Denis Kozhukhin who was accompanied by The Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Lastly was Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 was performed by The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the four movements played was, Allegro con Brio, Adagio, Allegretto grazioso, and Allegro MA non troppo. For the explanation for why I wanted to attend this concert was for the