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1

When was the classical period?

1750-1810

2

What were the instrumental forms?

Symphony, concerto, string quartet

3

What instruments were in the orchestra?

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
French horn
Timpani

4

What is a symphony

Piece for an orchestra

5

What is a concerto?

Piece for a solo instrument

6

What is a string quartet?

Chamber music

7

What is chamber music?

Music for a small group of musicians

8

String quartet instruments?

2 violins
Viola
Cello

9

What is a sonata?

Solo piece with piano accompaniment

10

Musical forms

Binary AB
Ternary ABA
Rondo ABACAD

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Sonata form

Exposition
Development
Recapitulation
Coda (to finish)