"Mozart Piano Sonata Analysis" Essays and Research Papers

  • Mozart Piano Sonata Analysis

    A Brief Analysis of Mozart Sonata K.331 Jinsen Wang Prof. HontzTheory of Music 125 Due date: 12/6/2010 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (W. A. Mozart, 1756 - 1791) is probably the most important composer in the history of music. Composing over 600 works during a period of evolution of consolidation, extension and deepening CITATION Sta65 \l 2052 (Sadie, 1965), Mozart is not merely a prolific composer, but an influential and even epoch-making artist as well. “Mozart learned voraciously from others,...

    Chamber music, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Haydn 1129  Words | 2  Pages

  • Piano and Mozart

     Mozart Sonata in C Major, K. 330, First Movement In this paper, I will go in depth and analyze the first movement of Mozart’s Piano sonata in C major, K. 330. I will follow the guideline by Jan C. LaRue titled “Guidelines for Style Analysis*”. I will look in depth at the different factors that facilitate our ability in recognizing music in general. The five factors are Sound, Harmony, Melody, Rhythm, and Growth. My goal is to clarify and facilitate what it was that Mozart intended to do in...

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Key signature, Music 1828  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozart Sonata K. 281 Analysis

    Sonata form is the musical form is the form that has been most widely used then any other form. It really toke shape as a main form during the Classical period. It is usually used a first movement in a multi-movement piece and is commonly referred as Sonata-Allegro form. The concept behind it was to try and find a way to organize or categorize musical ideas into a movement based on a particular “key.” While this form has a formula or approach to it. It is rather rigid and leaves itself to be very...

    Binary form, Cadence, Key 1523  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozart Sonata K545

     Mozart Sonata K.545 3/25/2014 Piano Sonata No.16 was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1788. Mozart himself catalogued this Sonata as “for beginners” and it is also known by its nickname Sonata Facile or Sonata Semplice(Froment, 2010). This Sonata however was not published in Mozart’s lifetime but only later on in 1805. It is a typical Classical eraSonata piece written in C major and consists of three movements: I. Allegro, II. Andante, III. Rondo. In the following essay...

    Chamber music, Dominant, Joseph Haydn 1011  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mozart K331 Analysis

    Analysis of W. A. Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331: First Movement Classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born to Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart in 1756 in Salzburg, Austria (then the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation). Mozart showed promise in music from an early age, prompting his father to assume the role as his instructor. His father described his son as a gift from God, and Leopold nurtured Wolfgang’s talents as such. Mozart would eventually travel throughout Europe with...

    Chamber music, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Keyboard Sonatas of Haydn and Mozart

    many common features at the same time. Haydn's solo keyboard sonatas show striking diversity in type and style. They often could be categorized by their style periods and each of them reflects a corresponding social background. Sonatas composed from 1773 to 1784 were intended as "public" works from the very beginning, with a clear conception of the taste, preferences, and instruments available to the musical public of Vienna. The Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI: 23; L38 written in 1773 for solo harpsichord...

    Chamber music, Joseph Haydn, Key signature 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born on January 27th, 1756, was a gifted composer and musician. He’s considered one of the best, if not the best, composers. Mozart was an influential part of the Classical era. He influenced great composers such as Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. He was based in Europe and hailed from Slazburg, Austria. On November 14th, 1719, Mozart's father, Leopold Mozart, was born. He was a greatly known musical pedagogue. Originally, Leopold was studying philosophy...

    Concerto, Constanze Mozart, George Frideric Handel 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • K. 332 First Movement Analysis

    Mozart Sonata No. 12 in F Major K. 332 First Movement Rachel Gilmore MTC 461.001 November 26, 2012 The first movement of Mozart’s piano Sonata No. 12 in F Major is written fairly typically in the very structured sonata form. Historically is follows the main guidelines that were understood for the form. Harmonically, is progresses like expected. There are a few surprises here and there, but they are typical for Mozart’s compositions, especially his sonatas of the 18th century. In all, it makes...

    Chord, Dominant, Harmony 1988  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Piano Concerto

    The Piano Concerto The development of keyboard music reached staggering new heights at the turn of the 18th century. It was during this time that the idea of the concerto became a very innovative and popular style of music which combined a large symphony setting and a virtuoso. With the growing popularity of the piano, the end of the 18th century saw a new and more innovative genre of piano concertos. However this concerto received a great deal of criticism due to its lack of proper form and...

    Baroque music, Chamber music, Concerto 1653  Words | 5  Pages

  • Theory Analysis on Haydn's Piano Sonata in Bb Major

    Haydn Piano Sonata in Bb Major Haydn's Piano Sonata in Bb major has three clearly defined sections: the exposition, the development, and the recapitulation. In the exposition, the thematic statement from measure 1 through 10 is more or less the introduction followed by a theme in parallel period from measures 11 to beat two of 22. Up to this point we are in the key of Bb major, ending on a half cadence. Though it stays in this key, E is tonicized with a five of four in measures 11 and 16....

    B-flat major, C major, Chord 1048  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis on Beethoven' S Piano Sonata No3, Op 2

    Analysis on Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No 3, op. 2, Allegro con brio Composers since the early classical era have used sonata form to express through music ideas which are at once complex and unified. This form contains a variety of themes and permutations of these themes, but is brought together into a comprehensible whole when these excerpts reappear. Beethoven, in the first movement of his Piano Sonata Opus 2 Number 3 utilizes this form to its full potential, modifying the typical structure...

    Chord, Key signature, Major chord 1821  Words | 5  Pages

  • History Seminar: Beethoven Piano Sonatas

    Hammerklavier, Beethoven’s passion for the piano sonata refused to dissipate. The next three piano sonatas, written over the span of three years, have consecutive opus numbers: Op. 109 in E major, Op.110 in A flat Major, and Op.11 in C minor. Beethoven clearly approached his last three piano sonatas as a single project. In the letters to Adolf Schlesinger dated 30 April 1820 and 20 September 1820, Beethoven mentioned that: “I am also very willing to sell you some new sonatas, but at no other price than 40 florins...

    Frédéric Chopin, Fugue, Joseph Haydn 848  Words | 3  Pages

  • Schumann Piano Quartet Analysis

    WORK: | Piano Quartet in Eb major Mvmt’1 Op.47 By Robert Schumann | <Instrumentation: Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano> Robert Alexander Schumann was a German Romantic composer and music critic who lived from 8 June 1810 to 29 July 1856. He composed this piece in 1842, also known as his ‘Chamber Music Year.’ Schumann had never written a chamber work until this year except an early piano quartet in 1829. However, in 1842, he composed the Three String Quartets Op. 41, the Piano Quintet Op...

    Chamber music, Felix Mendelssohn, Franz Schubert 1294  Words | 5  Pages

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550.

    I. Work Analysis Being an admirer of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, I chose to analyze Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. An early analyst and critic of Mozart's music, Otto Jahn called the Symphony No. 40 "a symphony of pain and lamentation." Another critic said it was "nothing but joy and animation" (Kramer 480). While these two remarks may be used as extreme ways to interpret the symphony, its character and mood are captivating and touching. The standard instrumentation for this piece...

    Don Giovanni, Joseph Haydn, Music 1276  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozarts Piano Sonata No. 8 in A Minor Program Note

     Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310 Mozart’s Mourning “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” – Victor Hugo  The Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is an original piece which stands out even among all of his other works. To fully appreciate this sonata however, one must understand the events in Mozart’s life preceding the writing of this piece. Written in the summer of 1778 shortly after the...

    Chamber music, Key signature, Ludwig van Beethoven 650  Words | 2  Pages

  • History of Mozart

    A. History of Mozart’s Childhood and Adulthood Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27, 1756. His father, a skilled violinist and music teacher himself, encouraged his young son to play many instruments from the tender age of three; instruments ranging from the violin to the organ and beyond. By the age of five, Mozart had started composing music for himself. As a young man, Mozart travelled extensively throughout Europe, with his time spent in Vienna in the early 1770s being particularly...

    Classical music, Concerto, Johann Sebastian Bach 826  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mozart Effect

    Mozart Effect” The Mozart effect has two general definitions. Firstly, it is a set of research results that indicate that listening to Mozart's music may induce a short-term improvement on the performance of certain kinds of mental tasks known as "spatial-temporal reasoning". And also it is popularized versions of the theory, which suggest that "listening to Mozart makes you smarter", or that early childhood exposure to classical music has a beneficial effect on mental development. The term...

    Adagio in G minor, Baroque music, Classical music 1414  Words | 4  Pages

  • The History of the Piano

    The history of the piano, and his technique born, of course in close relation with the others keyboard instruments especially with the clavichord, his predecessor. The transition from the clavichord to the piano bring to us very interesting information about piano technique and the problems that the musician from that time had to confront. The piano technique, the works for piano, the composers, recitals, auditions and all around the piano history have absolute relation with the manufacture and...

    Clavichord, Johann Christian Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach 1358  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Mozart Effect

    The Mozart Effect Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, a piece that tells of grandeur and playfulness, camaraderie and love. The dueling pianos play in and out of cadences bringing the listener to the time of Mozart; with Victorian gowns, men in wigs and food and games through an evening of gossip, laughter, and flirtatious behaviors. As humans, we are always looking for ways to improve out intelligence, even if for a small period of time. Music genius, Wolfgang Amadeus...

    Chamber music, Classical music, Johann Sebastian Bach 1944  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mozart Essay

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mackenzie Gates Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. At the age of four he could learn a piece of music in half an hour. At five he was playing the clavier incredibly well. At six he began composing, writing his first symphonies at the age of eight. He was constantly traveling all over Europe with his father, Leopold Mozart, a violinist, minor composer and Vice-Kapellmeister at the court of the Archbishop of Salzburg. The musical feats and tricks of young...

    Concerto, Don Giovanni, Joseph Haydn 1104  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mozart

    Research Oh Susanna: The Wise Women of Mozart In Mozart's operas, as in his life, says Anat Sharon of the Department of Literature, Language and the Arts at the Open University, women rather than men are the ones who come out on top and who win our hearts. Mozart loved and valued women in his personal life and this was reflected in his operas. Through brilliant musical interpretations, his sympathetic, vividly-drawn portraits make audiences love even the most evil of women. Mozart's fascinating...

    Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Lorenzo Da Ponte 1242  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the greatest music composers who ever lived. His name and the word 'genius' are often bandied about together by music writers and critics and many would argue rightly so. Mozart had a fantastic ear for writing a catchy melody with perfect orchestral arrangement. His compositions have a rich and distinctive sound; it can be said that in his brief 35 years of life that he wrote a masterpiece in every genre of classical music without much apparent effort. Mozart had an innate...

    Classical music, Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach 1349  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born January 27, 1756 as the seventh child of a musical family. Mozart’s mother and father’s names were Anna Maria and Leopold. Leopold was a musician with ambition while Anna Maria has a good sense of humor to balance him out. They had seven children, but only 2 lived beyond infancy (Wolfgang and his older sister Maria Anna). He was born in Salzburg, or modern day Austria. Mozart’s father was a successful violinist and renowned composer of the...

    Chamber music, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven 1221  Words | 3  Pages

  • Piano and Drums Poem Analysis

    Commentary – Piano and Drums by Gabriel Okara In Gabriel Okara’s poem, “Piano and Drums”, Okara expresses his feelings and thoughts of a primitive society in contrast to a western society. Being an African himself, and having studied in a western society, the poem reflects the confusion in his emotions as well as the loss of self-identity. The title of the poem itself, “Piano and Drums” displays a sense of dissimilarity and contrast as the instruments are so unalike in terms of sophistication...

    Ancient Rome, Central Europe, Culture 2092  Words | 6  Pages

  • Analysis Shostakovich Piano Trio No

    Shostakovich Piano Trio No.2 mov.1 Analysis The Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, for violin, cello and piano, Op. 67, with four movements, by Dmitri Shostakovich was written in 1944, in the midst of World War II. The work received its premiere in Leningrad on 14 November 1944. After 1936, Shostakovich separated his compositions to two parallel sections, one for public consumptions, the other one for personal expressions. Therefore, Shostakovich’s chamber music probably constitutes the most complete...

    Cello, Chamber music, Fugue 1513  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mozart 23 Concerto in A major

    Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major In my introduction to music class we were assigned to listen and evaluate a particular piece of music in order to reflect on our unique individuality. For my project I chose Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 and his work of the piano concerto No. 23 in A Major specifically the second movement that was created in 1786. In addition to listening, the piece must be broken down and organized into...

    Concerto, Ludwig van Beethoven, Music 1916  Words | 5  Pages

  • Beethoven Sonata No. 27

    Macfarlane December 17, 2012 Music Theory III Music Theory III Final Paper Beethoven Sonata No. 27 (e minor) This piece is highly unusual for Beethoven Sonatas. One, although it was written at the start of his late period, this sonata had only two movements, the first being extremely short. Secondly, this was the first that Beethoven started writing his tempo markings in German, as though implying that this Sonata was more personal. Beethoven has also remarked on this piece that he considered titling...

    Chord, Franz Schubert, Left-handedness 1145  Words | 4  Pages

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart is truly the most remarkable composer who ever lived. He composed in the classical style and there is no other composer to fairly compare him to. Although he died at the age of 35, he left the world with more than 600 of the most amazing compositions ever written. Throughout his life, he composed with an ease of melody and a blend of grace and precision that arguable no one has ever excelled (Duiker 478). He was an amazing musician and composer whose legend continues...

    Constanze Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maria Anna Mozart 1452  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Piano Lesson Analysis Essay

    The Piano Lesson Plot Line We recently read the play The Piano Lesson and encountered an interesting plot line. The exposition of the story starts when Boy Willie shows up unexpectedly at his sister’s house. As the story progresses, we encounter the rising action. The rising action is when Boy Willie informs Berniece that he is selling their mother’s piano. The climax starts in a couple different places: when Sutter appears, and when Berniece plays the piano. The falling action and resolution happen...

    Climax, Family, Narratology 1194  Words | 3  Pages

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born 1756 and died in 1791, in his lifetime he created a phenomenal amount of impressive works including operas, sonatas, symphonies, concertos and chamber works. Mozart’s father Johann, also a musician, realised his son was particularly gifted in music at the very early age of 3, when he started playing keyboard. At the age of 5 Mozart was composing and performing his works all over the Europe. At the age of six Mozart performed for the Bavarian elector and the Austrian...

    Chamber music, Clarinet, Clarinet Concerto 1982  Words | 6  Pages

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Morgan Logan Denise Snider Mus. 153 Sect. 2 11/13/14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was noted to be a remarkable musician and composer. He was the son of Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart, born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. He was born into a musical family so in his early upbringing he was influenced by music. His father was a successful composer and violinist, and devoted his time into Wolfgang and his sister Nannerl’s musical future. He began teaching Nannerl music and Wolfgang...

    Chamber music, Don Giovanni, Libretto 870  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Piano: Movie Analysis

    The Piano Directed by: Jane Campion The Piano is a film about passion, the most basic and primal element of human nature. Passion ultimately cannot be denied. This is something that the characters in this movie learn in different and sometimes unpleasant ways. Ada (Holly Hunter) is a Scottish widow who has not talked since she was six years old. Her silence veils a deeply passionate and willful nature. She speaks in sign language with her nine-year-old daughter Flora (Anna Paquin) and writes...

    Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Anna Paquin, Harvey Keitel 1031  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Mozart Effect

    The Mozart Effect Does classical music really help you study better? Many recent research studies show that music idoes in fact improve cognitive thinking. In 1993, researchers at the University of California at Irvine discovered the so-called Mozart Effect - that college students "who listened to ten minutes of Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos in D major K448 before taking an IQ test scored nine points higher" than when they had sat in silence or listened to relaxation tapes. Other studies have...

    Baroque music, Classical music, Cognition 1017  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Piano

    The Piano In order to motivate or persuade an audience to take action, a text must appeal to the ears as much as to the eyes. Throughout the film called “The Piano”, directed by Jane Campion, Symbolisms and the use of Sounds are applied to the film to influence the audience to understand the film more. Symbolism is an exceptionally important and significant part of film as it brings insight, foreshadowing and introduces key themes. In the film, symbolisms are used effectively and purposefully...

    1993 Cannes Film Festival, Ada, Audience 1090  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Mozart Effect

    Have you ever hear the old saying “Mozart makes babies smarter”? Can a mother simply playing Mozart while the infant sleeps actually increase her baby’s brain function? Well there is now evidence that this once perceived ‘old wives tale’ is actually true. The studies done to prove this seemingly bizarre event have deemed it, The Mozart Effect. The Mozart Effect is a set of research results that indicate that listening to Mozart's music may induce a short-term improvement on the performance of certain...

    Brain, Classical music, Human brain 3416  Words | 9  Pages

  • Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) Something miraculous hovers above the music of Mozart. His elegant writing and his rich instrumental colors sound effortless. This deceptive simplicity is the secret of his art. Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, the son of Leopold Mozart, an esteemed composer-violinist at the court of the Archbishop of Salzburg. The most extraordinarily gifted child in the history of music, he started to compose before he was five, and, with his talented sister Nannerl...

    Chamber music, Don Giovanni, Lorenzo Da Ponte 568  Words | 1  Pages

  • Wolfgang Mozart

    Amadeus Mozart is one of the most important classical composers in history. By the age of four Wolfgang Mozart was playing the piano like a professional. He was writing his own music when he was five. He wrote over six hundred compositions. This essay will briefly outline the background of composer Wolfgang Mozart and then discuss an influence on him and a contribution he made to music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. His father Leopold Mozart, a violinist...

    Classical music, Ludwig van Beethoven, Music 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mozart K280 Form Analysis

    Mozart?s Piano Sonata No. 2 (K.280) Mvt. I is a rarity in that it follows almost every rule of sonata-allegro form to a ?T.? I consider this a most striking find, since there really wasn?t anything called sonata-allegro form in the classical era. It just happened to be that music was very set in ratio now that we look back on it. Mozart wrote this piece in 1775 when he was just 19 years old, and it was his second piano sonata (as the title suggests). The exposition starts out in F Major with a small...

    Exposition, Key signature, Musical form 603  Words | 2  Pages

  • Viva Voce Beethoven Piano Sonata No.8 Op.13 (Pathetique)

    Viva Voce A piano sonata is a sonata of course written for a solo piano. Piano sonatas are usually written in three or four movements, although some piano sonatas have been written with a single movement (Scarlatti) two movements (Haydn), five (Brahms’ Third Piano Sonata) or even more movements. The first movement is generally in sonata form. This Pathetique song was Beethoven’s eighth Piano Sonata written in 1797 and was published in 1799. This sonata was written during his early period...

    Chamber music, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven 618  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Life and Story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Life and Story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart better known as just Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was baptised January 27, 1756 in Salzburg on Getreidegasse street in the ninth house, which at the time was a part of the Holy Roman Empire but is now Austria. He was born to Leopold and Anne Maria Pertl Mozart in the same house he lived in until he was 17 with his mother, father and his big sister Maria Anne, she was his only sibling to survive infancy...

    Chamber music, Don Giovanni, Johann Sebastian Bach 1603  Words | 4  Pages

  • First Movement of Sonata in a Majar-----Mozart

    Sonata in A majar-----Mozart(1756-1791) Mozart was an Austrian composer. He was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers. The first movement of Mozart’s Piano sonata K331 is set out as theme with 6 variations. The theme is written in 6/8 timing, the form is rounded binary and is written...

    Classical music, Ludwig van Beethoven, Music 310  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mozart in 1788

    that this year was an extremely busy and prosperous one for Mozart, when in fact his "situation both publicly and privately became critical" (unknown). Up until this year the information revealed in Mozart's personal letters has provided great insight about his private life. A peculiar thing about letters from this year is that there appears to be none written after August (Keys 210). One possible reason for this could be that Mozart was again living at home and thus he was living with the person...

    Don Giovanni, Money, Opera 1404  Words | 4  Pages

  • Moonlight Sonata

    A Look into Different Interpretations of the First Movement of Moonlight Sonata: The Piece that Portrays an Assortment of Emotions by Lauren Mora Music History 70: Beethoven Section 1G Ludwig Van Beethoven's Quasi Una Fantasia, later named and more famously known as The Moonlight Sonata, is a piano piece that can be portrayed and analyzed in a multitude of ways. The piece was published in 1801, during a period of great experimentation in Beethoven's music. This can help explain...

    Classical music, German classical pianists, Ludwig van Beethoven 1838  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozart and Haydn

    Two of history's greatest figures in the development of Classical style music during the eighteenth century were Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn. Both men worked together and were very close friends while living in Vienna. Between the two, Joseph Hayden and Amadeus Mozart devoted much of their music for composing symphonies, minuets, librettos, sonatas, concertos, masses, oratorios and operas. While both men achieved popularity and status during their time, they also discovered that success...

    Chamber music, Fugue, Joseph Haydn 1210  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mozart

    forVienna seems to have been musically inspiring, and the next few years wereprolific, not least in the composition of piano concertos: Mozart wrote 12between 1784 and 1786. The influence of J C Bach on Mozartwas significant. The two had met in London in 1764, when Mozart was still aboy. In 1772, Mozart created his first three piano concertos by rearrangingthree of J C Bach's sonatas. Beyond the concerto structure, the detail ofMozart's music suggests Bach's influence. His subtle ornamentation and...

    A minor, Concerto, Key signature 564  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was not only one of the greatest composers of the Classical period, but one of the greatest of all time. Surprisingly, he is not identified with radical formal or harmonic innovations, or with the profound kind of symbolism heard in some of Bach's works. Mozart's best music has a natural flow and irresistible charm, and can express humor, joy or sorrow with both conviction and mastery. His operas, especially his later efforts, are brilliant examples...

    Chamber music, Classical music, Concerto 557  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparison of Mozart and Haydn

    Personalities of F. J. Haydn and W. A. Mozart The relationship of Haydn and Mozart has been the subject of much comment, most of it because Mozartians have always considered Haydn to be a second-rate composer. But contemporary and near-contemporary documents and Mozart's own compositions make it clear that Mozart treated the elder composer and his music with loving attention. Their close relationship both musically and personally makes the Mostly Mozart Festival's: Haydn Week appropriate. First...

    Chamber music, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven 874  Words | 3  Pages

  • chopin as the poet of piano

    Why is Chopin considered as "The Poet of the Piano"? Music and poetry have a rhythmic and rhythm is the foundation to form these art form. They both engage the listeners and readers emotional level and they rely on the descriptive imagery. Music is simply poetry as they both share love, joy, sadness, or criticism of life. I regard Chopin to be the most magnificent phenomenon not only in the history of Polish poetry but in global art as a whole. – Julian Tuwim (Polish poet, 1894 – 1953) In...

    Alexander Scriabin, Étude, Études 1523  Words | 5  Pages

  • Harmonic & Structural Analysis of Marcel Bitsch, Concertino Pour Basson Et Piano

    TMU302H1 Harmonic & Structural Analysis of Marcel Bitsch, concertino pour basson et piano Marcel Bitsch composed his Concertino pour basson et piano in 1948 prior to accepting the position of teaching counterpoint at the Paris Conservatoire from 1956 to 1988. It is an exciting piece written using the chromatic scale containing two movements. The piece in its entirety is very animated and neotonal, often using non-functional chord progressions...

    Chord, Consonance and dissonance, Harmony 1440  Words | 5  Pages

  • Analysis of Mozart's K. 515 Mvt. 1

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet No. 3 in C major, K. 515 Andrew McGuire Dr. Burkart MUSHIS 200 11/19/2012 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prodigy of his time, and arguable the greatest of all time. This paper will discuss an analysis of his third string quintet in C major, K. 515. Through this piece in Sonata Form we will dissect the exposition, the development, the recapitulation, and the coda; along with an analysis of the quintet we will briefly discuss parts of Mozart’s life, as well as...

    Chamber music, Don Giovanni, Joseph Haydn 1270  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozart

    William Suitt 9th grade band Final Essay: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6/18/13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27th, 1756; in Salzburg Austria. Born with the full name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, he quickly shortened it to Wolfgang Mozart by his early teenage years. His father, Leopold Mozart, was the assistant concert master in the Salzburg royal court. While his mother, Anna Maria Pertl, was born into a family of...

    Chamber music, Concerto, Joseph Haydn 788  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Piano Teacher

    “The Piano Teacher” “The Piano Teacher” is a novel written by Elfriede Jelinek and first published in 1983. It was made into a motion picture directed by Michael Haneke and won three major prizes at the Cannes 2001 festival including best actress for Isabelle Huppert and best actor for Benoit Magimel. Erika Kohut is a piano teacher at the Conservatory of Vienna. She is a very up tight, rigid and cold person. As I kept reading the book I understood that it was not her fault she came up to...

    Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality, Music education 2355  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mozart K.333 Analysis

    Mozart's K 333 Sonata in B-flat Major was composed in November 1783. It was written in Vienna while Mozart was there for a period. He wrote this in his "early phase" while he was in Vienna. This sonata was not really written into a group of sonatas, but could be grouped with the other nine sonatas that were written in this early phase in Vienna. All of these ten sonatas were written and published between 1783 and 1785 in Vienna. However, these sonatas were not written as a group (Kirby 101). My ...

    C major, Exposition, Key 616  Words | 2  Pages

  • Text Analysis of the Short Story Piano by William Saroyan

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