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Music- Classical

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Chamber Music
serious music performed by a small group of musicians
Concerto
a composition for orchestra and a soloist
Minuet & Trio
An A-B-A form (A = minuet; B = trio) in a moderate triple meter; often the third movement of the Classical multimovement cycle.
Requiem
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
Rondo
a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
Scherzo
a fast movement (usually in triple time)
Sonata
a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms
Sonata Form
has three main sections: Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
String Quartet
an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello
Symphony
a long piece of music to be played by an orchestra