- Diatonic and functional harmonies.- Based around standard major and minor chords with examples of chromatic chords.- A circle of fifths progression as heard in the second subject.- Pedal notes which are heard in the alto part before the second subject begins. David, if you can't tell the difference between your and you're; I don't think you have much chance in passing anything. Mozart’s Symphony No.40 in G Minor Analysis. 40 in G minor (3rd movement)? - The strings are busy most of the time and plays a variety of things such as the melody, running scales, sustained notes and chords.- The woodwind instruments do not play as much as the strings and they tend to have more sustained notes and not as many quick runs. In the bridge passage of Mozart's Symphony No. Has a homophonic texture (two or more instruments playing together). Recapitulation.- Recapitulation is a 'recap' of the exposition.- The first subject is in the tonic key (G Minor) as it was in the exposition section and the second subject is also in the tonic key and there is no modulation as the work draws to a close. 40 is in sonata form, so it has three sections: exposition, development and recapitulation.. Exposition. This is so useful and has helped me greatly with homework!Thank you so much for the amazing analysis. He now runs others websites such as PoemAnalysis.com and RestoringMamods.com . excellent. 40 that we will talk about today. (In this case it's G Minor)- The second subject contrasts to the first and is always in a related key to the first. This is exactly what I needed!! I've been researching more about mozart's symphony. - A circle of fifths progression as heard in the second subject. Please use a recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, or Opera instead. WE ARE ETERNALLY GRATEFUL. The instrumentation is almost exactly the same. Good post ! There are just 2 themes? Hints of the exposition heard, this time in G minor. This piece was created in the Classical Era.Each movement is varied in terms of tempo as shown below:– Movement I – Tempo is molto allegro (very fast).– Movement II – Tempo is andante (at a moderate walking pace).– Movement III – Tempo is allegretto (slightly slower than allegro).– Movement IV – Tempo is allegro assai (very fast indeed). Symphony No. Sonata form consists of the three following parts:Exposition.- Exposition is where the main themes (usually 2) are initially presented.- The first theme is always in the home key. As well as that, I took snippets of useful information from the book as well so you have both the book and teacher's notes for this piece. I loved the points - Does someone know where my company could possibly locate a fillable IRS 1023 copy to complete ? This is Mozart’s 550th piece he wrote…Wow! Descending staccato scale from flute, bassoons and violins at the end to move to codetta. It should probably be noted that this article is pertinent to the first movement of the symphony. After completing a Masters degree in Automotive Engineering with Motorsport, Will now works at McLaren designing super cars. There is no intermedio them? I've mostly used notes from my time studying this piece that were written by my teacher. :)))). Mozart - Symphony No. - 4/4 throughout.- Molto Allegro tempo (very fast).- Simple rhythms and occasional use of dotted rhythms and syncopation to create momentum and add interest. 40 in G minor, K. 550 was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1788. I think i actually have a chance of passing music your brilliant :*. Overpowering section with loud dynamics and staccato notes. The third movement is the usual minuet and trio. Dynamics are quite basic being only quiet, loud or suddenly loud. 40, the whole orchestra loudly interrupts the gently curving first theme played by the violins, just in case the audience was getting sleepy. - Many phrases are scalic (made up of scales).. Harmony - Diatonic and functional harmonies. Even a single symphony was too big a work to undertake without the promise of some type of financial gain. - Mostly homophonic. This great symphony is written in the key of G minor and the melancholy feel of this key pervades the first movement, although other movements are lighter in mood. - Use of imitation and octave doubling (different parts playing the same thing but in a higher range).- Dialogue between woodwind and strings. Don't get me wrong, you've added a slight more in, but still…. - It is played by a chamber orchestra made up of strings, woodwind and horns. What more the first point to note is that there is. This section is a bit longer than the codetta. (In this case it's B ♭ Major, which is the relative major of G minor).Development.- Development is where the composer 'develops' one or both ideas that were heard in the exposition.- The section features various keys but avoids using the tonic or the dominant. You can follow him @willGreeny. We do know that in a few remarkably productive weeks from June to August 1788 Mozart wrote his three greatest symphonies known as Nos. - Pedal notes which are heard in the alto part before the second subject … You are a life saver, these music notes are amazing!! I have an essay due tomorrow where I analyze the musical elements of this piece and this has been the most helpful information I've come across so far. Thank you a lot.I'm really into this symphony. Except for the trio in the minuet the entire work has a dark, unsettling feel. Dynamics similar to subject one being quite, loud and suddenly loud. Of more significant note is the fact that Mozart does not use trumpets or drums! This features the first subject appearing again. I hope you don't mind that I made 9 completely covered double sided revision flash card things from this information and I am so grateful! The InstrumentationMozart originally scored the work without the recently invented clarinets, although he later wrote another version which included two clarinets. One is a fairly early work and the other is No. Every one of Mozart's symphonies is in a major key except two, both in G minor. The music of the development section is based on subject one. Mozart simply didn’t work that way. The work comprises the usual four movements, but what is slightly unusual is that Mozart uses sonata form to structure the first, second and fourth movements. Undergraduate Music Student on December 15, 2013: ^suddenly changing dynamics can be described as "Terrased Dynamics" - only in this baroque context though, also this piece is performed by a SYMPHONY orchestra not a CHAMBER orchestra, the difference being its size, the groups of instruments involved, and the era in which it was written, to a certain extent. The symphony is a musical genre in which multiple "movements" make up the symphony. - In the exposition the first subject is quiet (apart from a short passage in the middle).- The second subject begins quietly and gets louder towards the end.- In the development there is a loud section in the middle but it starts and ends quickly.- The recapitulation has similar dynamics to the exposition.- Most dynamics occur suddenly and there are only a few crescendos and no diminuendos. Thank you! 53), is the most original and has had the greatest influence on future composers. 'Qui Tollis' from Great Mass in C minor K 427, Canzonetta Sull'aria - Che Soave Zeffiretto, Contrapuntal Sketch No2 in C Minor - KV Deest, BWV 1080 Art of the Fugue - Contrapunctus I, BWV 4 - Sinfonia - Christ lag in Todesbanden, Cello Suite No 1 In G Major BWV 1007 - I 'Prelude', Hungarian Rhapsody no 2 - III 'Hamelin Cadenza', Machiavellian Bach - Portal 2 aka Little Prelude 2, Piano Sonata No 14 ''Moonlight'' 1st Movement, Piano Sonata No 14 ''Moonlight'' 2nd Movement, Piano Sonata No 14 ''Moonlight'' 3rd Movement, Piano Sonata No 17 ''Tempest'' - 3rd Movement, Piano Sonata No 8 ''Pathetique'' - 1st Movement, Piano Sonata No 8 ''Pathetique'' - 3rd Movement, Piano Sonata No 8 'Pathetique' - 2nd Movement, Sonata no 2 in Bb minor 'Marche Funebre' - III, Symphony No 4 in E minor - I Allegro non troppo, Symphony No 8 in B minor 'Unfinished' - I Allegro, The Four Seasons Concerto No 1 'Spring' - I, The Four Seasons Concerto No 2 'Summer' - I, The Four Seasons Concerto No 2 'Summer' - III, The Four Seasons Concerto No 3 'Autumn' - I, The Four Seasons Concerto No 4 'Winter' - I, The Rite of Spring - Part I - The Augurs of Spring. Such good information in here. After just three crotchet beats, the first and second violins playing in octaves state the first subject. It is so clear it has helped me understand the piece much better. Use of quavers and crotchets in this section. Thank you so much for this! . this is good stuff, its mostly in simple terms , but i think u should add some info about things such a cadances etc but still its good , my exam is tomorow , so this has helped quite a bit, Thank you so incredibly much for this! Did you use the Edexcel GCSE Book by chance? If I can remember there was one on what subject being played, what instruments are playing the subject and features on the orchestra used by Mozart which was 3 marks.