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    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

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    Moonlight Sonata Analysis

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    symphonies to sonatas that are still popular to this day. Beethoven is famously known for the “Piano Sonata No.14 in C# minor ‘quasi una fantasia’”, or as others may know this piece as “Moonlight Sonata”. I am going to focus on the first movement in this piece that lasts for approximately six minutes, and discuss my opinions and findings. This homophonic piece as a whole has a steady tempo in quadruple meter, with the bass accompanying the main melody. Upon first listening to “Moonlight Sonata”, I felt

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    The Classical Sonata Form From the Classical period and onwards, sonata form became the basis for most instrumental music. Sonata form became established as the clearly defined structure of the first movement of instrumental compositions. This form consists of three sections: exposition, development, and recapitulation. If you have studied anything about story form, you know a lot about Sonata form, because they are identical in their purpose. The exposition (same word is used in music and literature)

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    Mozart's Sonata k331

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    Mozart's Sonata k331 The first movement of Sonata K331 is comprised of a theme, six variations and a coda. The theme comprises of 18 bars: four times four bar phrases with an 'extension' tacked onto the end. Mozart followed this strict binary theme but this does not mean that the music is at all predictable; he uses different techniques to bring the best out of this form, as detailed later. The extension is an example of Mozart surprising the listener and enhancing the journey to the end

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    Chopin Sonata NO. 3

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    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 Chopin wrote the Sonata, Op. 58 in

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    John Misto's The Shoe-Horn Sonata “On the other side of our barbed wire fence were twenty or thirty Aussie men – as skinny as us – and wearing slouch hats. Unlike the Japs, they had hairy legs. And they were standing in rows – serenading us.” John Misto created a written visual image that comes through in Act 1 Scene 7 (Page 52). This is brought up in the play when Bridie and Sheila are being interviewed by Rick (Host), they were originally talking about the conditions that they were in, how

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    For my advertisement I have chosen the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, in the picture the advertisers have slipped in their slogan and main idea for their ad on the lines followed by the corporation’s name, and the brand and model of the automobile which they are showcasing. In very small print, almost as if it’s done subliminally and intentionally, it whispers to the reader from the corner of the page, “New thinking for new possibilities.” This advertisement brightly portrays a rustic countryside of beautiful

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    BEETHOVEN: SONATA NO.7 IN D MAJOR, OP.10 NO.3, PRESTO General Information: • L.v.Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3, was dedicated to the Countess Anne Margarete von Browne, and written in 1798. • The Opus 10 sonatas are usually described as angular or experimental, as Beethoven began moving further and further away from his earlier models. This is also apparent in the structure and layout of this particular sonata. The Analysis:  The very opening of the sonata is set in

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    Conception of Love in The Kreutzer Sonata Perhaps Tolstoy's short story, “The Kreutzer Sonata”, truly captures one definite conception of love, albeit a very negative one. To understand more what is brought to light in this story, we need to take a look at it, more importantly at the character of Pozdnychev. Pozdnychev has just spent several years in prison for the murder of his unfaithful wife, as we find out early in the story. His tale is a sordid one, as he relates his past life, before

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    Mozart k310 sonata (2nd movement) Analyzation The 2nd movement of the Mozart k310 Piano Sonata resembles standard sonata form in many ways. It opens with a first theme in F (same as key signature). The theme is four bars long; two bars of antecedant, two bars of consequent. Mozart then starts the first theme again with a 32nd note run pick-up instead of the 16th note arpeggio pick-up in the the begginning of the piece so we are prepared for variation in the second statement of the first theme.

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