Mozart, Symphony No.40
Terms in this set (25)
Describe the 4 movements in Symphony No.40.
1st Movement- Fast, written in Sonata Form
2nd Movement- Slow, written in Sonata Form
3rd Movement- Minuet and Trio Form
4th Movement-Fast, written in Sonata Form
A melody characterised by a falling motif played by strings first.
A melody with descending chromatic patterns shared between strings and woodwinds
Full orchestra playing
Reinforces the key centre
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The extract ends with a... cadence in the key of... major.
This extract is taken from the... section of Sonata Form.
When this theme returns in the recapitulation, it is in the key of...
2. B flat
4. G minor
What instruments does Mozart not use which is normally present?
Timphanis or Trumpets
What is the Key in Symphony No.40?
What is the Sonata Form Structure?
Exposition, Development & Recapitulation
What is the Time Signature in Symphony No.40?
What musical devices is heard in the horn and bassoon parts in Symphony No.40?
What Period of Music were Mozart's pieces from?
When the woodwind first enters in Symphony No.40, they play in...
Where was Mozart from?
Exposition is where...
- The music is exposed for the first time using the melodies of the 1st and 2nd subject
- The first subject is in the tonic
- The second subject is either in the dominant or relative key
- The subjects are connected through a transition or bridge passage
Development is where...
- The material from the exposition changes, usually through the use of several key modulations
Recapitulation is where
- The material from the exposition is repeated in a slightly different and shorter form, by having the 1st and 2nd subjects both in the tonic key
4 or 8 bar phrases
Diatonic and functional
Texture in development
Imitation and counterpoint
Why did Mozart use horns in two different keys?
To sustain harmonies
When was the piece written?