The Key Of The Exposition

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Second, I will talk about the form in these horn concerti. In classical period, sonata form was very famous and every composer in this era liked to use this form. Exposition has two themes in different key. Normally second theme is the dominant key of the first theme. Transition is between first and second themes. Composer in classical era always put same key when exposition ended. Development opening always the same key of the exposition ended and puts many different keys in. The end of development is a re-transition. This will take the development to recapitulation and the key of the recapitulation opening is the same key of the exposition. Recapitulation usually has same themes from exposition. But themes will be little different,…show more content…
He also putted cadenza after in the end of this movement. Mozart was not wrote the cadenza for horn soloist. Horn players have to make cadenza by themselves. Second movement of this horn concerto is a Romance in Ab Major. This form is a ternary form. Mozart puts horn and orchestra together to play this melody. Mozart used two themes and some melodic link to connect all movement. The first four measures of the beginning showed up two times in this movement. This third movement is a rondo form. The sections of this movement are ABACA. A section repeated three times. Mozart putted codetta in the last section. And he used the continuing triple notes to make this piece more excited. At the same time, the theme of this movement sounds like Mozart’s piano concerto No.22. Even these two pieces do not have the exactly same melody, but still can figured out the similar theme between these two pieces. This is interesting evidence about Mozart’s four concertos. His first movements of his concerti are sonata form and third movements are rondo. Because Mozart’s first horn concerto is an incomplete piece, his second movement of this piece is a rondo. In the other hand, this movement originally was a third movement. In his three concerti (without first horn concerto), his second movements basically are romance. However, in No.2 horn concerto, Mozart only wrote Andante for second movement. Even Mozart was
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