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1

Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

By Mozart

Performed in Vienna

Longer version of "Little" G minor Symphony

2

"Prague" Symphony

By Mozart

Performed in Prague

Dense texture

3

"Jupiter" Symphony

By Mozart

More bright and in C major

4

"Haydn" Quartets

By Mozart

Written in Vienna

Set of six quartets

5

"Dissonance" Quartet

By Mozart

6

Turkish music

Mozart imitates the sounds of Turkish music.

7

Concerto-sonata form

A form for the first movement of Mozart's concertos.

8

Cadenza

An introduction before the ritornello (first theme) in Mozart's concerto-sonata form

9

Singspiel

Mozart wrote five Singspiel's (German comic opera)

10

Lorenzo da Ponte

Wrote librettos for Mozart

11

Trouser role

Sung by a women dressed as a man

Like the boy in Mozart's Figaro

12

Ensemble finale

Characters collectively bring down the curtain with a finale performance

13

Requiem Mass and Dies irae

Roman Catholic Church funeral music

Chant meaning Day of wrath

14

Ferdinand Waldstein

Count who supported Beethoven

15

"Little" G-minor Symphony

By Mozart

Uses Sturm und Drang (agitated style)

Opening of Amadeus

16

WoO numbers

Work without opus number

17

French Revolution

Monarch to republic in 1789

18

Improvisations

Beethoven's Vienna improvisations on piano

19

Carl Czerny

Beethoven's student in Vienna

20

Fantasia

Freedom of form

Like Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven

21

Sonata-rondo form

Mozart uses this form

ABAC

22

Episodes

In rondo form and also sonata-rondo form

Series of contrasting themes

23

Heiligenstadt Testament

Beethoven's will and letter to the world about his heartache over losing his hearing

24

Symphonie concertante

Concerto with multiple soloists

25

Program music

Instrumental music that expresses nonmusical ideas

26

Melodrama

Opera associated with France

27

Cabaletta

Second part of aria that is fast, virtuosic and its main melody is heard twice

28

"Immortal Beloved"

What Beethoven called his true love

He wrote a letter to her that was never sent and was never able to be with her

29

Congress of Vienna

Francis I the king of Austria invited leaders from all of Europe to celebrate the victory of the French emperor abdicating his throne

30

Bagatelle

Small pieces for piano

Beethoven wrote two, Opus 119 and 126