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Music 101: Classical Forms: Themes & Variations, and Rondo

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theme and variations
the statement is altered in some way each time it returns, but the key stays the same
-Mozart: variations on TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
Symphony No. 94 The "Surprise" II
Haydn
first composer to use that variation form
1st performed in Hanover Square Rooms, London
Rondo form
the refrain (statement) alternates w/contrasting music
-used as last movement
Ludwig von Kochel
-published a list of Mozart's works in chronological order (?) therefore has K number
Mozart: Horn Concerto in Eb Major K: 495, third movement, Rondo
modern day rondo form
Sting "Every Breath You Take"
standard movement pattern
concerto and sonata = 3 movements
String quartet and symphony
4 movements
Concerto & Sonata
1-Fast (Sonata Form)
2-Slow (Composer's choice)
3-Fast (Rondo or Sonata form)
Symphony and String Quartet
1-Fast
2-Slow
3-Triple meter dance (minuet/trio)
4- Fast (rondo or sonata form)
Joseph Haydn
converted the TRIO SONATA into the STRING QUARTET
cello, viola, violin, violin
("A conversation among 4 intelligent ppl"- Goethe)