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Symphonies Haydn composed

104

2

Symphonies Mozart composed

41

3

Symphonies Beethoven composed

9

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Four movement work for orchestra

Symphony

5

Three movement work for soloist and orchestra

Concerto

6

Multi movement work that is played

Sonata

7

Four movement work for two
Violins, one viola, and one cello

String quartet

8

Beethoven

Was not born deaf
Composed a "eroica"
Abusive father
Born in Bonn, Germany

9

Mozart

Requiem left unfinished
Antonio sallieri didn't kill him
Father took his through Europe

10

Haydn

Worked for esterhazy family
Last 12 symphonies known as London symphonies

11

Mozart opera

Magic flute

12

Beethovens only opera

Fidelio

13

Beethoven symphony called eroica

3

14

Beethoven symphony uses a choir

9

15

Pastoral was the name given to which Beethoven symphony

6

16

Name given to Haydns last 12 symphonies

London symphonies
Salomon

17

How many times did Mozart and Beethoven meet

Once

18

4 work movement, order do the movement come in according to tempo

Fast
Song like aria like
Dance like
Fast

19

Standard instrumentation of classical orchestra

Violin - 1st and 2nd
Viola
Cello
Bass
2 trumpets, 2horns, 2 oboes, 2 flutes, 2 bassoons
Timpani (2)

20

Primary texture of classical period

Homophonic

21

Movements in a concerto

3

22

Difference between recitative and aria

Recitative- dialogue
Aria- action stops and singer expresses inner emotions

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5 ways Beethoven changed the symphony

Added a choir
5 movement in 1 piece
Rearranged movements
Changed key between movements
Introduced themes again in later mvnts
Combined 3&4 movement
Time frame grew

24

Name of poem that Beethoven set to music in his 9th symphony

Ode to joy

25

Who wrote ode to joy

Schulier

26

Mass for the dead

Requiem

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Part of sonata allegro form in which the themes are heard for the first time

Exposition

28

Part of sonata allegro form in which the themes are varied and transformed

Development

29

Part of sonata allegro form in which themes are stated again

Recapitulation

30

Relationship of keys of themes in sonata allegro movement

Exposition:
Major- 1 tonic 2 dominant
Minor- 1 tonic 2 dominant or relative major
Recapitulation :
Tonic- both themes

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Composer that preferred the scherzo for his 3rd movement

Beethoven

32

ABACABA

Rondo form

33

A(aba) B(cdc) A(aba)

Minuet and trio

34

Scherzo

Joke

35

Theme and variations

One theme and vary it in multiple ways
Ex. Haydns symphony 94- 2nd movement

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Heligenstadt testament

Beethoven told his brothers he was going deaf. He never sent it. Found when he died. Said he would've killed himself if he didn't love music so much.

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Dates of classical period

1750- 1800