Week 5 Notes - Music 121
Week 5 Notes - Music 121 MUS121
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Music 121 Week 5 Online Lecture 2515 Classical Era 17501800 Life in the Classical Era 0 Guidelines and overthetopnessquot of the Baroque era 0 The Taking of Christ vs Le Sacre de Napol on 0 Colors are more homogenous lacking the stark light and dark highlights and shadows that were hallmarks in the Baroque 0 Napoleon is in the center of the painting and the onlookers are relatively evenly distributed on either side of him evenly spaced columns in the background 0 Classical was inspired by Roman and Grecian art amp architecture classic arches and columns in the painting 0 American Revolution 17751783 and French Revolution 17891799 Both sought to overthrow the aristocratic government and place power with the people America gained independence form Great Britain and established a democracy while France ended up installing Napoleon as emperor 0 Individuals could control and order the world More economic growth Governments should reflect the will of the people 0 Tastes in architecture clothing art etc became more simple and clean Influenced by classical Greek amp Roman lines 0 Very ornamented amp lavish big skirts lace uffiness and rushing 0 i some type of soloist with orchestral accompaniment or group of soloists in the case of concerto grosso grosso fell out of favor in classical era 0 During the classical era the solo concerto gained favor over the concerto grosso 0 Standard form for a classical concerto is three movements following the tempo scheme 0 Single Movement or Small Scale Sonata Form 3 parts The two contrasting main themes are introduced If it is a Double Exposition both the orchestra and the soloist get a chance to state the main themes It does just what it sounds like it develops those original themes into different things You go through many different keys in this section and turn those opening themes all around Music 121 Week 5 Online Lecture 2515 Classical Era 17501800 It is easy to remember when you think of the abbreviation for it the recap This section repeats or recaps the exposition before ending the movement This was development from the single movement sonata form of the Baroque The thematic material is stated two or more times by both the orchestra and the soloist in its entirety in the exposition Very often the subject will first be stated by the orchestra followed by the soloist double exposition Very often the end of the exposition is marked by a trill moving quickly back and forth between two adjacent notes As in the Baroque a development and recapitulation followed the exposition 0 As in Baroque concertos cadenzas were used to highlight the talents of the soloist were usually not written out by the composer but improvised or written out by the performer Usually placed towards the end of the recapitulation The use of a trill signaled the end of the cadenza o Philippe Bernod Flute 0 Single movement sonata form double exposition sonata form 0 The orchestra states the opening theme of the exposition first at the very beginning 0 At 125 the soloist states the opening theme 0 The end of the exposition is marked by the long trill at about 337 0 There is then a short transition in the orchestra and then the development begins when the soloists begins playing again 0 The recapitulation begins with the orchestra playing the opening theme again at about 453 0 We then get a cadenza starting at 721 with the orchestra dropping out and the soloist playing alone 0 The recap is then ended with a short codalike ending section with the orchestra coming back in 0 Chamber Music is for small groups Usually one player per part but chamber orchestras were possible string orchestras with 2 or 3 people per part StrincI quartets were very popular 0 Form in which the theme A recurs multiple times throughout the movement Music 121 Week 5 Online Lecture 2515 Classical Era 17501800 Most common forms are 5 part and 7 part rondo form ABACA and ABACABA o Began by playing clavier and violin as a boy 0 Was catholic choir boy but was dismissed when his voice began to change 0 Was employed as a conductor and chamber composer for a nobleman in 1759 0 Employed by the Esterhazy family in 1761 but Haydn remained employed by the family but as a free agent Returned to writing masses and oratorios in the late 1700 s 0 Taught Beethoven Written by Haydn While the orchestra is still small by today s standards it is larger than those that we have seen in the Baroque More stings and winds especially French horns have been added Haydn s patron the Esterhazy family always gave their musicians a vacation during the summer months This particular year the prince was late in letting the musicians go so Haydn wrote this as a gentle reminder that it was time for them to go not normally performed like this today it is how it was originally presented when it premiered
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