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1 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Shorter Edition

2 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Unit XIV Choral Music and Opera in the Classical Era “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises.” —Psalm 98

3 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition 39. Sacred Choral Music and Opera “I like an aria to fit a singer as perfectly as a well-tailored suit of clothes.” - W. A. Mozart

4 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mass, Requiem, and Oratorio Baroque tradition Eventually moved to concert hall Popularity of oratorio Church PerformanceConcert Hall Performance

5 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Classical Opera Opera types Opera buffa and opera seria Opéra comique, Singspiel, ballad opera Castrato vs. buffo

6 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Inspired by a Beaumarchais play Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte –Don Giovanni –Così fan tutte Set in Spain Aristocracy is satirized Arias provide emotional expression Recitative moves action forward

7 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Orchestral overture –abridged sonata-allegro form –Attaca into Act I

8 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Characters Count Almaviva Cherubino Susanna Basilio Other Characters: Figaro Countess Bartolo Marcellina

9 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Cherubino’s Aria “Non so più” (A-B-A-C) Trouser role Mezzo-soprano Act I, Scenes 6 and 7

10 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Listening Guide) Recitative: Susanna, Count, Basilio Trio: “Cosa sento! Tosto andate” Sonata form, quick exchanges of individual emotions Listening Guide PDF

11 The Enjoyment of Music 10 th, Shorter Edition Transition III: From Classicism to Romanticism “I am in the world for the purpose of composing. What I feel in my heart, I give to the world.” —Franz Schubert Schubert: “Gretchen am Spinnrade” Schubert: String Quintet

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