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8 thoughts on “ Rondo (Allegretto)

  1. Since the opening movement of this sonata is a theme and variation, Mozart defied the convention of beginning a sonata with an allegro movement in sonata form. The theme is a siciliana, consisting of two 8-measure sections, each repeated, a structure shared by each variation. The tempo marking is Andante grazioso (walking pace, gracefully).Key: A major.
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  3. The first section of the rondo requires a simultaneous pedal trill, high melody and rapid left hand runs while its coda 's glissando octaves, written in dialogue between the hands, compel even advanced performers to play in a simplified version since it is more demanding to play on the heavier action of a modern piano than on an early 19th-century instrument.
  4. May 19,  · Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, D. IV. Rondo. Allegretto · Murray Perahia · Franz Schubert Schubert: Piano Sonatas, D. , & ℗ Sony Music.
  5. The last movement, Alla Turca, popularly known as the Turkish Rondo, is often heard on its own and is one of Mozart's best-known piano pieces. It imitates the sound of Turkish Janissary bands, the music of which was much in vogue at that time.
  6. Aug 16,  · moderately fast; faster than andante but slower than allegro often used as a musical direction noun Word forms: plural ˌalleˈgrettos 2.

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