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Essay General Knowledge - Rondo Op.51 No.1 in C Major by Beethoven

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Rondo Op.51 No.1 in C major by Beethoven • Rondo: a musical form characterized by a repeated theme that alternate with other themes • Opus: a number given chronologically order the works of a composer • This rondo was composed between 1796 and 1797. • About the composer and period: Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827) • Period: Classical (1750-1820)/early Romantic (about 1820/30s-1910) • Nationality: German • Contemporaries: Haydn, Mozart, Clementi • Works included: • 32 piano sonatas (including the 'Pathetique'; the 'Moonlight'; the 'Appassionata'); bagatelles, 6 sonatinas • 9 symphonies - including the 'Eroica' (3rd); 'Pastoral' (6th); the 'Choral' (9th) • chamber music - including 9 piano trios, 5 cello and piano sonatas…show more content…
minant of C major) Bars 21-24 D major (Dominant of G major) C2 Bars 25-28 G major Bars 29-30 A minor (Relative minor of C major/Supertonic of G major) Bar 31 G major Bar 32 A minor/G major Bars 33-34 (beat 2) G major D (codetta) Bars 34 (beat 3)-38 G major • F# diminished 7 in bars 35, 37 Bars 39-43 (beat 2) A hint of C minor (Tonic minor of C major) A’’ Bars 43-48 C major Bars 49 (beats 1-2) G major Bars 49 (beat 3)-51 C major (with chromatic notes) E1 Bars 52-54 (beat 2) C minor (Tonic minor of C major) Bars 54 (beat 3)-55 (beat 2) F minor (Subdominant of C minor) Bars 55 (beat 3)-56 Leading to C minor Bars 57-59 E flat major (relative major of C minor) E2 Bars 60-63 E flat major Bar 64 A hint of F minor Bar 65 A hint of G minor Bars 66-67 (beat 2) C minor E1 Bars 67 (beat 3)-69 (beat 2) C minor Bars 69 (beat 3)-70 (beat 1) F minor Bars 70 (beat 2)-71 (beat 2) C minor Bars 71 (beat 3)-72 (beat 1) F minor Bars 72 (beat 1 s)-73 C minor Bridge 1 Bars 73-76 (beat 2) Chromatic scale passage leading to A flat major A’’’ Bars 76 (beat 3)-83 A flat major Bar 83 (beats 3-4) Leading to C minor (Dominant) B’ Bars 84-92 (beat 2) C minor A’’’ Bars 92 (beat 3)-100 C major B’’ Bars 100 (beat 3)-105 (beat 2) C major (with chromatic notes) A’’’’ Bars 105 (beat 3)-106 (beat 2) C major Bars 106 (beat 3)-107 (beat 2) C minor Bars 107 (beat 3)-110 D flat major Bridge 2 Bars 111-113 (beat 2) D flat major Bar 113 (beats 3-4) F
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