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Flashcards in Mozart Deck (15):
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context

1st movement
40th symphony

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composed in

1788

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style

classical

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features of classical music

simple, diatonic harmonies
balanced, repetitive melodies
wind instruments
piano replaces harpsichord

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key

G minor

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metre

4/4

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structure

sonata form:
exposition
development
recapitulation
coda

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tempo

molto allegro

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instrumentation

classical orchestra
no timpani
no trumpets
1 flute

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rhythm

simple
syncopation
dotted rhythms

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harmony and tonality

diatonic
1st subject - Gm
bridge/2nd subject - Bb
development - F♯
circle of 5ths

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texture

homophonic
dialogue
octave doublings - violins

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dynamics

starts p
accented
ends f

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melody - 1st subject

scalic
repetition
descending sequence
quaver-quaver-crotchet
moves by step
1 leap

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melody - 2nd subject

lyrical and cantabile
smooth
moves by step
few leaps