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The Piano Sonata Essay Examples

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An Analysis of Mozart's Genius in His Piano Sonata K. 333 in B Flat Major
Erin Shepherd Paper 1 rough draft 02/02/02 The third movement of Mozarts piano sonata K. 333 in B flat major is written in fairly standard sonata-rondo form of the classical period. Its interest lies not just in the graceful, lilting melodies so typical of Mozart, but in the engaging chromaticism, the treatment of...
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A Discussion of the Second Movement of the Mozart k310 Piano Sonata
The 2nd movement of the Mozart k310 Piano Sonata resembles standard sonata form in many ways. It opens with a first theme in F (same as key signature). The theme is four bars long; two bars of antecedant, two bars of consequent. Mozart then starts the first theme again with a 32nd note run pick-up instead of the 16th note a...
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An Overview of the Troubles About Learning to Play a Piano
If you could have any wish, what would it be and what would be the repercussions on yourself and others? I wanted to write about playing the piano because it has been the most meaningful activity in my life and I wanted my essay to be personal. There have been countless hours when I sit at my piano with my fingers first p...
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The Strengths and Weaknesses of the Common Piano Teaching Methods
PIANO TEACHING METHOD There is lots of piano teaching method and each one has its strengths and weaknesses. Now, I am going to inform you about the most common three methods for children – Alfred, Suzuki, Amadeus. First of all, the Alfred method uses visual things such as colored pictures and graphics – using software, c...
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The History and Evolution of the Piano
The Piano The piano when invented changed the way music was written, and even created new forms of music. Its invention ushered in new eras and gave people a sense of worth. But this change did not take place overnight, it took many years of hard work and labor to achieve what the piano is today. The History of the Piano...
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A Look at the History of the Piano
The History of the Piano The piano has seen many sights and has been a part of countless important events in the past and present, and is said to have dominated music for the past 200 years (Welton). Throughout history, inventions come along that “take art away from princes and give it the people” (Swan 41). Not unlike...
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An Introduction to the History of the Baroque Period
In the late 1700's and early 1800's the Baroque period gave way to the classical era, introducing many revolutionary new scientific discoveries and theories. This drastically changed the peoples social views and brought on the "age of enlightenment." With this change in social philosophy came changes in musical tr...
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The Piano Sonata during the Classical Era
The Piano Sonata in the Classical Period The piano sonata was an important part of music during the Classical period . It characterizes the Classical era's new trend of musical form. Originally, the sonata was made up of several dance movements, but then in the Classical era, it changed to a fast-slow movement style,...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of the Piano Sonata in the Classical Period
The Piano Sonata in the Classical Period The piano sonata was an important part of music during the Classical period . It characterizes the Classical era's new trend of musical form. Originally, the sonata was made up of several dance movements, but then in the Classical era, it changed to a fast-slow movement style, eac...
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A Biography of Elliott Carter the Two Time Reciever of Pulitzer Prize Award
Composer Elliott Carter was born on December 11 1908, but his age might mislead people about his placement in the history of music. This can be seen in a quote by another famous composer Pierre Boulez, twenty years younger than Carter, "He does not belong in the generation into which he was born; he really belongs to m...
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