light, graceful music
strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion
the classical orchestra
mood, rhythm, texture, melody
characteristics of classical period
basso continuo became obsolete
the orcherstra evolved greatly in the classical period because?
the european classical capital
the most noble family in Hungary
what did haydn compose?
the creation and the seasons
what two oratorios did haydn compose?
Haydn's music is characterized by.....
how many symphonies did haydn write?
art is free
what did haydn believe?
always fast and dramatic
lyrical, songlike- slow
dance-like, a minuet or scherzo
brilliant or heroic in nature- fast and vigorous
a new melody used to give the texture a polyphonic feel
where was mozart from?
the abduction of the seraglio
mozart's first opera
Le Nozze di Figaro- from where?
Don Giovanni- where from?
when did mozart write Die Zauberflote (the magic flute)?
mozart was the master of what?
the marriage of figaro, don giovanni, cosi fan tutte
Mozart's 3 comic operas
referred to teh form of a single movement of a piece
exposition, development, recap, coda
the 4 types of sonata form
piece begins in the original key, and contains a first theme and second theme which is usually in a new key
the most dramatic section of the movement and moves through several different keys and modulations, to heighten harmonic tension
the first theme in the original key returns again, although it could be varied from the orginal statement from the exposition
it closes the movement, by repeating the original themes
Ludwig von kochel
who does the "k" in Mozart's symphony no. 4 refer to?
who did Beethoven study with in Vienna?
when did 3 of Vienna's noblemen make Beethoven an offer for a lifetime annuity
the letter Beethoven wrote to his brothers about ending his life without music
what was The Eroica's original name, Beethoven's 3rd symphony
Syncopation, range of pitch, dynamics, crescendos
Beethoven's music is composed of what traits?
The Early Period
The Middle Period
The Late Period
how many symphonies did Beethoven write?
what opera did Beethoven write?
Beethoven's Symphony no. 5 was fiven what nickname?