Essays Tagged: "Sonata form"

Do the texts in Richard Strauss' Don Juan and Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion present a straightforward contrast between male figures of authority and passive women?

Don Juan. He creates musical structures to hold themes that interact to tell a story in a modified sonata form. He uses the concept of masculine music through strong brass (especially the horn) and f ... tivities. Theme A's strong, bold melody is repeated in varied styles and leads us through the whole sonata to tell the story of Don Juan.In comparison, Theme B (41-65) uses the feminine sounds of the ...

(8 pages) 140 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550.

ple simple, and it remains constant throughout the movement. The first movement is presented in the Sonata-allegro form, with a motivic structure quality in the principal theme, and a homophonic textu ... motivic structure quality in the principal theme, and a homophonic texture.Obediently following the sonata plan, Mozart slows down his second movement to andante. Violas play the principal theme and a ...

(5 pages) 152 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The First Movement of Bela Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra.

This movement is called 'Introduzione.' It is based on the key of F minor and in sonata form. It begins with an 'andante non troppo' section and moves into 'allegro vivace.' Within ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

ple simple, and it remains constant throughout the movement. The first movement is presented in the Sonata-allegro form, with a motivic structure quality in the principal theme, and a homophonic textu ... motivic structure quality in the principal theme, and a homophonic texture.Obediently following the sonata plan, Mozart slows down his second movement to andante. Violas play the principal theme and a ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Classical Music

th the use of modulation to build longer spans of tension and release (most of the music is cast in sonata form or closely related forms), and the witty, typically Austrian mixture of comic and seriou ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Looking at the first movement of Sammartini's Symphony in F Major, No. 32. Discuss how it demonstrates the general music characteristic of a new classical style.

ental music of the Classical period pursued a three- or four-movement form with a first movement in sonata form, which expands on binary form. Some general music characteristics of a new classical sty ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A Description of the Symphonic Brilliance of the Coastal Concert Band.

irst piece, Sinfonietta Fanfare, composed by Leos Janacek, opened the concert with a basic original sonata form piece. This piece was not too dynamic, nor too plain. It repeated the main theme of a so ... irst piece, Sinfonietta Fanfare, composed by Leos Janacek, opened the concert with a basic original sonata form piece. This piece was not too dynamic, nor too plain. It repeated the main theme of a so ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Symphonies (the different types of movements) and the connection with the Sonata

the symphony. The first opening movement of a symphony is a substantial piece in fast tempo and in sonata form. Sometimes this fast music is preceded by a short but solemn introduction in a slower te ... ely paced dance in triple meter. The fourth movement is faster, faster than the first and can be in sonata form like the first movement. The sequence is basically from fast/complex to slow/quiet to fa ...

(2 pages) 1285 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Sonata Form

Sonata form is a musical form that has been used widely since the early Classical period. It has typ ... ssical period. It has typically been used in the first movement of multi-movement pieces, such as a sonata, symphony, tone poem or overture and is therefore more specifically referred to as sonata-all ... onsists of three major sections, Exposition, Development and Recapitulation. (Various authors, 2004)Sonata Form evolved from binary form during the 18th Century and was used by some famous early class ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Mozart K280 Form Analysis

Mozart?s Piano Sonata No. 2 (K.280) Mvt. I is a rarity in that it follows almost every rule of sonata-allegro form ... egro form to a ?T.? I consider this a most striking find, since there really wasn?t anything called sonata-allegro form in the classical era. It just happened to be that music was very set in ratio no ... k on it. Mozart wrote this piece in 1775 when he was just 19 years old, and it was his second piano sonata (as the title suggests).The exposition starts out in F Major with a small two measure introdu ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Weber Bassoon concerto in F Major, op.75

this movement, saying precisely where each section begins and ends.This piece has Double-exposition sonata-allegro form. First exposition which is played by only orchestra is m1 to m38, and Second exp ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers