How was theme and variations used?
as an independant piece/ as one movement of a symphony, sonata, or string quatret
Basic idea of this form?
the theme is repeated again and again.
form diagram?
AA’A”A”’A”” = where each ‘ indicates a variation of a theme.
each variation may differ in_____ from the theme
mood ; and melody, dynamics, harmony, accompanianment, tone colour may vary
the variations are either ___ or separated by ___
connected; pauses
theme could be borrowed by a composer or he could invent it.
when an original melody is accompanied by a new one