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Flashcards in Listenings Ch. 47-54 Deck (15)
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1

Figaro Se vuol ballare

- Mozart
- opera
- more natural and simpler aria
- based on Rossini's Barber of Seville
- comedy
- 1780s

2

Figaro Voi, che sapete

- Mozart
- opera
- more natural and simpler aria
- based on Rossini's Barber of Seville
- comedy
- 1780s

3

Figaro Ensemble Vostre dunque

- Mozart
- opera
- more natural and simpler aria
- based on Rossini's Barber of Seville
- comedy
- 1780s

4

Lacrimosa

- Mozart
- Mass
- commissioned by a nobleman living outside of the city
- 1791
- programmatic
- judgment time

5

Piano Sonata in c minor

- Beethoven
- solo sonata
- 1790's
- had fancy names not given by the composer
- many scales and arpeggios not very melodic

6

Piano Concerto no. 1

- Beethoven
- concerto
- late 1790s
- Haydn came to watch this performance
- phrases extended to six measures
- performed in vienna

7

Symphony No. 40 Allegro

- Mozart
- Symphony
- "Sigh" motive
- Late 1700's
- no clarinets in orchestration
- most popular and studied piece by Mozart

8

String Quartet in B flat major

- Beethoven
- String quartet
- cavatina is a style of Italian vocal form
- adagio molto expressivo
- sudden modulation to c flat major

9

Missa solemnis

- Beethoven
- Mass
- use of parallel thirds
- third section emphasizes the subdominant chord
- sacred but not liturgical

10

Erlkönig

- Schubert
- Lieder
- Characters represented by upper and lower ranges
- through-composed
- driving triplet rhythms
-1815

11

Symphony Fantastique

- Berlioz
- Symphony
- supernatural elements
- program notes tell the story of a man who has visions that he killed his love then is sentenced to death
- syncopated rhythms

12

Piano Trio in D major

- Mendelssohn
- trio sonata form
- thematic clarity
- 1839
- long phrases

13

Nocturne in D flat major

- Chopin
- nocturne
- piano solo
- coda contains a new motive
- 1830s

14

Symphony No. 1

- Robert Schumann
- Symphony
- ABA'CA'' coda Transition
- first performed by Leipzig orchestra
- contrasting C section (fragmented and less melodic)

15

Liebst du um Schönhert

- Clara Schumann
- piano solo
- fourth song in a collection of songs by Robert Schumann
- last stanza has an expanded texture
- 1840s