Giovanni Pergolesi ‘La Serva Padrona’ (INTERMEZZO)
man singing
an intermezzo
written for his own opera seria (the prideful prisoner)
lived: 1710-1736
Giovanni Pergolesi ‘La Serva Padrona'(Aria)
man singing fast
aria in de capo form
lived: 1710-1736
expresses confusion in rapid patter style
man singing fast
Johann Hasse ‘Cleofide'(Act II, scene 9)
woman singing (weird accents and crazy embellishments)
opera seria
lived 1699-1783
librettist: Metastasio
John Gay ‘The Beggar’s Opera’
(man and woman in english and when singing, really simple melody)
Ballad opera
lived: 1685-1732
first english ballad opera
satire of pretensions of london society
Christoph Gluck ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’
(violent chorus)
lived: 1714-1787
gluck wanted the music to express the poetry
role of orfeo written for castrati
Domenico Scarlatti ‘Sonata in D Major, K. 119’
keyboard sonata
lived: 1685-1757
ca. 1740’s
(balanced: both halves end with same stuff, but in different keys)binary form (like almost all his other sonatas)
Carl Philipp E Bach ‘Sonata in A Major, H. 186, Wq. 55/4: Second Movement, Poco Adagio’
(fortepiano honkeytonk; close mic)
Keyboard sonata
lived: 1714-1788
written for amateurs to play for their own enjoyment
CPE Bach was a leader of empfindsam (this work is good example)
embellishment in this is expression, not just decoration
Giovanni Battista Sammartini ‘Symphony in F Major, no. 32: first movement, Presto’
(string orchestra with harpsichord)
ca. 1740
lived: ca. 1700-1775
sonata form
Johann Stamitz ‘Sinfonia a 8 in E-Flat Major, op. 11, no. 3: first movement, Allegro Assai
(strings, harpsichord, winds. very prominant violins)
lived: 1717-1757
three large periods
sonata form
Johann Christian Bach ‘concerto for harpsichord or piano and strings in E-flat major, op. 7, no. 5: first movement Allegro di molto’
(pianoforte and strings, repetitive)
keyboard concerto
lived: 1735-1782
classic concerto form: a combination of ritornello form of Baroque concerto and sonata form of symphonic first moves
intended to be play by amatuers
Galant style
Joseph Haydn ‘String Quartet in E-flat major, op. 33, no. 2 (the joke)’
string quartet
lived: 1732-1809
first move: sonata form
second move is funny scherzo
third move alternates A and B and has coada
finale is surprisingly in rondo form
Joseph Haydn ‘Symphony no. 88 in G major’
lived: 1732-1809
first movement in sonata form
second move largo
third move: minuet and trio in binary form
Joseph Haydn ‘The Creation: no. 2, In the beginning God’
(strings, slow, man later chorus singing)
libretto is some from KJV Bible
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 332 First Move, Allegro’
piano sonata
lived: 1756-1791
sonata form
contrasts style and figuration to delineate parts of form
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Piano Concerto in A major, K. 488: first move, Allegro’
Piano concerto
lived: 1756-1791
opening displays thematic variety of sonata form exposition and qualities of baroque concerto ritornello
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Symphony no. 41 in C major (jupiter), k. 551: finale’
lived: 1756-1791
sonata form
coda is culmination and example of invertible counterpoint
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Don Giovanni: Act 1, Scenes 1-2’
opera (dramma giocoso)
lived 1756-1791
librettist: Lorenzo da ponte
opera buffa servant
scene 1 and 2(the recit.)
multi-section finale