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played by soloist and orchestra

concerto

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a form of chamber music

string quartet

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played by two violins, viola, and cello

string quartet

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highly developed by beethoven

symphony, string quartet, sonata, concerto

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developed by Haydn

symphony and string quartet

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played by a solo instrument

sonata

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played by the entire orchestra

symphony

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Beethoven wrote 32 famous ones including the "Moonlight" and the "Pathetique"

sonata

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has a trill played by the soloist to let the orchestra know when it is time for them to play again

concerto

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contains a cadenza

concerto

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symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Mozart

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Mozart

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String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No.4

Beethoven

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trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major

haydn

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don Giovanni

Mozart

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paino concerto No. 23 in a major

Mozart

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dies ire from Requiem in D Minor

Mozart

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piano sonata in C Minor, Op 13

Beethoven

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. In classical music, is the texture basically polyphonic or basically homophonic?

homophonic

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. What is the difference in the treatment of dynamics in the Baroque Period and Classical Period?

Baroque—terraced; Classical—gradual or sudden

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what does cosmopolitan mean

National differences were minimized and travel increased throughout Europe

22

Who were two of the pre-classical composers?

CPE Bach and JC Bach

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Describe a typical Classical Orchestra. Why is that different than a Baroque Orchestra?

Baroque Orchestra could vary from piece to piece and may utilize a basso continuo
Classical Orchestra become much more standard using the four families of strings, woodwinds (in pairs), brass (in pairs) and timpani

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Describe the audience Classical music would have been composed for.

Professional and amateur performers

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Franz Joseph Haydn is known as ___

the father of symphony

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How many symphonies did Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven write?

104 Haydn Mozart 40 Beethoven 9

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Who did Haydn work for and why?

Esterhazy’s; he was the court musician

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What were the nick-names of some of Haydn’s symphonies?

Surprise, Clock, Military, Drum Roll

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How many movements are typically in a symphony? Describe them.

4; 1st movement--fast and in sonata allegro form; 2nd movement—slow and lyrical; 3rd movement—dance-like usually in minuet and trio or scherzo form; 4th movement—fast and in sonata allegro form

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What is a coda?

an extra ending