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Flashcards in Forms at Play: Theme and Variations; Rondo Deck (12):
1

Classical style demands ___ from the audience.

Work. Familiarity with form creates understanding, understanding creates expectations and composers play with expectations.

2

Classical music requires ___ ___ of the listener.

Active participation.

3

Difference between basso obstinate and passacaglia.

Passacaglia is a repeated patterns of chords. Basso obstinate is continuous melodic rhythmic content.

4

Rondo shows resemblance to the Baroque ___ form.

Ritornello.

5

Difference between Mozart and Bach

Mozart has higher tone, clarity, and elegance vs. Bach is rigorous and obsessive.

6

In a passacaglia, the ___ was the most important, while in Classical music, the ___ is most important.

Bass, tune.

7

Classical puts the emphasis on the decorative and ornamental. True or false?

True.

8

Rondo is often the ___ movement of a multi-movement work.

Last.

9

Rondo is like ___ form.

Ritornello.

10

Rondo features refrain-like material that...

Returns periodically.

11

How is a rondo different from ritornello form?

- Contrast isn't solo vs. group.
- Returns of "A" are in the same key.
- Returns are often played with.

12

How are returns played with in rondo forms?

Even though they have to be in the home key, they can be altered. Different lengths.

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