an extended, ambitious composition typically lasting between 20 and 45 minutes
it exploits the expanded range of tone colour and dynamics of the classical ochestra
a sonata?
how many movements?
how do the movements evoke a wide range of emotion?
thorugh contrasts of tempo and mood
describe the sequence of the movements
1) fast
2) slow
3) dance-like
4) fast
the 1st movement is almost always __
fast and in sonata form.
most dramatic
Possible forms the 2nd movement could be
sonata, ABA or theme and variations
while the other movements are usually in __ key, the 2nd movement is in a different key. EXPRESSIVE CONTRAST
In the symphonies of Mozart and Haydn, the 3rd movement is usually …
Beethoven prefered…
in minuet and trio form
fast, energetic scherzo
the final movement of a classical symphony is usually in
sonata or sonata-rondo form
How is the symphony unified?
use of same key in 3 of its movements
movements balance and complement each other emotionally and musically