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Bach: Cantata #140, 4th movement (unison chorale)
Handel: Hallelujah chorus from Messiah
Vivaldi: La primavera, 1st movement, from The Four Seasons
Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, no. 3, 2nd movement
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st movement
Beethoven: Symphony #5 in C Minor, 1st movement
Schubert: The Elfking

You must use the musical terms covered by the course when appropriate; spelling of those terms will count toward your grade. Please label each part in your response (Part I, Part II, etc.), but do not include the instructions.
Do not use any outside sources; any information coming from such sources will not be counted.
Very important: Most of the works in the list above are movements from longer works that have additional movements, some of which are described in your text.

Part I: Composer Professional Activities (35 points)

In addition to composing and sometimes publishing their works, the composers of the study pieces also engaged in other musical or music related activities. These include performing, conducting, writing music criticism/writing about music, teaching music, and other musical activities.
Write a single paragraph in which you identify a musical or music related activity besides composing and publishing music for each of the 7 composers in the list above. If you indicate that one is a performer, tell whether he was a singer or what instrument he played.

Part II: Vocal Music

While not the predominant category of music it had been prior to 1600, vocal music was still (and continues to be) a very important part of musical culture. Instead of a cappella performance, much of the vocal music written after 1600 was for voice(s) with instrumental accompaniment.
For each of the pieces below write a paragraph in which you
-summarize the pieces text (2 or 3 sentences at most, but be specific)
-indicate the performing forces needed: what singer(s) and instruments are needed to perform it (if the accompaniment is an orchestra, you do not need to list all the instruments, just indicate that it is an orchestra)

Bach: Cantata #140, 4th movement (unison chorale)
Handel: Hallelujah chorus from Messiah
Schubert: The Elfking

Part III: Instrumental Music and Form (30 points)

It is during the Baroque and especially the Classical and Romantic Periods that instrumental music becomes an important concern of composers. Without words to create a framework, new forms were developed that relied on musical logic rather than text for their structure.
In a single paragraph identify the following for each of the movements listed below
-the performing forces needed (as in Part II, if an orchestra is required, just indicate that it is an orchestra, you dont have to list the instruments, but if there is a soloist, you must indicate what the soloist plays)
-the form of the movement

Vivaldi: La primavera, 1st movement, from The Four Seasons
Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76, no. 3, 2nd movement
Beethoven: Symphony #5 in C Minor, 1st movement

PART IV: The Modern Context of Classical Music of the 17th-early 19th Centuries (10 points)

Many famous pieces from the Baroque Period onward are familiar to many people, even to those who do not usually listen to classical music, because they are heard in a variety of situations and have become woven into modern American culture.
For this part, write a paragraph in which you respond to these two prompts:
-Were any of the study pieces familiar to you before you came across them in this class, even if you didnt know their names or who composed them?
-If so, which one(s) is/are familiar, and where did you hear it/them before (concert, TV/internet ad, video game, elevator, etc.)? If none of the pieces are familiar, where in general might you yourself might hear classical music outside of a concert or through recordings (TV, internet, video game, elevator, etc.)?


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