Flashcards in Reading: Baroque Dances, Minuet Form, and The String Quartet Deck (12)
(1) A popular seventeenth- and eighteenth-century dance in moderate triple meter; (2) a movement in a sonata, symphony, etc., based on this dance.
A Baroque dance in slow triple meter, with a secondary accent on the second beat.
A piece consisting of a series of dances.
A Baroque dance in a lively compound meter.
A musical form having two different sections; AB form.
(1) A piece for three instruments of singers; (2) the second, or B section of a minuet movement, scherzo, etc.
What is the standard form for a Baroque dance?
With shorter dances in the Baroque era, composers tended to group them in pairs of the same type, with the first coming back after the second, resulting in a large scale ___ form.
Give the general form of a minuet:
A (aabb) B (ccdd) A (ab).
A three-part musical form in which the last section repeats the first; ABA form.
An instrumental group consisting of two violins, viola, and cello; or a piece composed for this group; or the four players themselves.