I YR MUSIC TAKE TWO

I YR MUSIC TAKE TWO

This quiz is my latest quiz and is all about Mozart and his piece Symphony No.40 in g Minor (first movement). After realising how popular my last quiz was :L:L:L I made this one too....

published on May 13, 20128 responses 1 5.0★ / 5

What is the melody of Mozart's piece?

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one bar motif repeated – forms an ostinato
canon
lyrical melody in the right hand
decorated with ornaments
dotted rhythms + chromaticism
balanced 4 or 8 bar phrases + scalic
Question and answer

What are the key features of the classical period?

1750 - 1825
Simple homophonic textures
Crescendos and diminuendos
1825 - 1900
Music is more expressive and
emotional
Music tells stories
1600 - 1700
simple, diatonic harmonies
ornamented

What is the texture of Mozarts piece?

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contrapuntal
polyphonic
homophonic

What instruments are used?

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strings, bass and violins
chamber orchestra – strings, woodwind + horns
an orchestra of up to 90 players

What are the dynamics like?

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constant throughout
parts gradually fade out
Ex – 1st Subject – quiet, transition – loud, 2nd – quiet -> loud, CV – stars & ends quietly, middle loud, Rc – same as Ex
lots of crescendos + diminuendos
no sudden contrasts + wide range

What is the structure and tonality of the piece like?

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Ternary form (ABA)
A – D♭ major, B – C♯ minor A – D♭ major
Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
Ex – 1st Subject – Gminor, 2nd – B♭ major, Dv – starts F♯ minor, Rc – 1st, 2nd & 3rd - Gminor
three layers – 1. syncopated quaver motif, 2. new syncopated quaver motif, 3. sustained motif

What about the rhtym metre and tempo? :D :D :D

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4/4 time
piece in legato
repeated quavers throughout
melody begins with dotted rhythm
metre 4/4 throughout
Molto- allegro – very fast
repeated short rhythmic ideas
dotted rhythms + syncopation
3/2
frequent syncopation
metrical displacement

What is the harmony of the piece?

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chromatic chords + pedal notes
circle of 5ths progression
in D♭ major + dominant pedal
diatonic harmony + chromaticism
G major end = E♭ major
hexatonic scales