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1

What is mean't by sonata in this piece?

a piece of instrumental music

2

How many movements is it?

3

3

What tempo marking does the middle movement have?

Adagio

4

What structure of the movements is used which is common of baroque solo concertos

fast-slow-fast

5

how many valves does the baroque trumpet have?

no valves

6

how was variation created on the baroque trumpet?

change in mouth shape/embouchure

7

how many notes was the trumpet limited to?

8 notes - 8 notes of D major

8

what consequences were caused due to the note limitation of the trumpet?

harmonic and melodic restrictions

9

What was used to fill in the harmony the trumpet couldn't play?

the strings played the notes the trumpet couldn't play
e.g the A# needed for the modulation to B minor in movement 2

10

describe the trumpet melody generally

-mainly conjunct, moving around the top notes of the register (the first six notes of D major)
- fanfare-like with large intervals of 4ths and 5ths in some parts

11

do the strings share the same melodic material as the trumpet?

Yes, therefore, they can work together