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Department
Music
Course
MUSIC 1AA3
Professor
Matthew Woolhouse
Semester
Winter

Description
Classical Era • classical principles of clarity, proportion, naturalness (music of the heart) • melodies more tuneful, less complicated • phrase structure in all genres more balanced • homophonic than polyphonic  • more contrasty Haydn - string quart. in C Major • based on repeating melody, "god save Franz" (now german national anthem) • set of variations - problem: tune associated with unchanging emperor so how to vary it? • melody stays, surrounded by contrasting music • Haydn melody 5 phrases AABCC (periodic) Haydn - symphony no. 102 in Bb major, 3rd & 4th movement • composed 1794/5 for 2nd visit to UK • one of haydns 12 London symphonies • 3rd mov. minuet and trio form: overall ABA (ternary) ◦ A: minuet in rounded binary (aaba) ◦ B: trio in binary (aabb) ◦ A: ends with de capo, minuet in rounded binary (aaba) • 4th moc Rondo form ABACADACA ◦ A: main theme (each time in to
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