Music of the Enlightenment. “Today there is but one music in all of Europe.” –Michel Paul de Chabanon. Sonata Form. The evolution of music in the Enlightenment. 3 main parts of the Sonata Form. Exposition —where themes are presented Development —where themes are treated in new ways
“Today there is but one music in all of Europe.”
–Michel Paul de Chabanon
The evolution of music in the Enlightenment
The continued evolution of music in the Enlightenment
2. Adagio—In a slow tempo.
3. Andante (andante moderato)—In a moderately slow tempo.
3. Minuet—A slow, stately pattern dance in 3/4 time.
(7 years after the death of Bach and the marked end of the Baroque music age)
The 2nd movement, the andante, is the most well-known movement for it’s simple, charming theme and the dramatic musical surprise.