Classical Concerto
is a 3 movement work for an instrumental soloist and orchestra. It combines the soloist’s virtuosity and interpretive skills with a wide range of tone colour and dynamics. Soloist= star.
balance. ochestra + soloist equally important
how long can a concerto last?
3. fast – slow-fast.
Does it have minuet and scherzo
unaccompanied showpiece for the soloist. found in the 1st/last movement.
indicates a pause in the score of a concerto
the cadenzas were generally improvised in the classical era until the 18th century
the classical concerto begins with a movement in ____ form that has two ____. The first is played by the __ and second is by the __
sonata, expositions, orchestra, soloist