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The Classical Concerto

What is a concerto? A work for an orchestra and soloist
How many movements are in a concerto, what tempo are they? 3 movements- fast, slow, fast
What form is the first movement in? Sonata form
What are the dates of the Classical Period? 1750-1820
Define 'virtuoso' An incredibly skilled solo musician
Name a key composer of a concerto Mozart or Haydn
Define 'tutti' A section for the whole orchestra together
Define 'cadenza' An unaccompanied section filled with complex playing, leaps, arpeggios, ornamentation
A concerto uses 'typical classical phrasing', describe this phrasing Balanced and clear-cut, forming a question and answer pattern
Melody and accompaniment provides a _________ texture Homophonic
Gradual changes in dynamics included the introduction of... Crescendos and diminuendos
A trumpet concerto would feature which sorts of instruments as the melody and accompaniment Trumpet would be melody, whole orchestra would be accompaniment
What is a baroque concerto? A piece for a small group of soloists (don't get the classical and baroque concertos confused)
Will a classical concerto have much ornamentation? No, because ornamentation became less frequent in the Classical Period
Name a Classical Composer Mozart, Haydn, Chopin etc.
Created by: bethysav