For me it has a specific meaning because this music brings me back to my childhood every time when I am listening to it. When I was little, we enjoyed those variations with my mum, and they took me into the adventurous dreams. Fragmentation was used to achieve difference of trills and dynamics making the composition more “delicious”. Remarkable extended cadenza of the fifth variation left me with the hope that “to be continued”was going to prolong that joy. Already allegro vivo was leading to the understanding that the seventh variation was about to end, evoking some sadness, which you always feel when something gives you a thrill but should come to its end at some moment.One of the most interesting facts of the next composition is that it was composed in 1808, the same year when Beethoven presented his 5th Symphony. There have been many gossips on that subject, though there are some concerns even nowadays. But I absolutely had no time thinking of this when music, pleasant for my ears, was played by talented musicians. The initial G minor nailed me at the chair but, changed with the downward movement, it slowed down into more peaceful theme which was proceeded by upward movement again. Such radical changes were keeping some tension close to curiosity. That was my favorite part of “Symphony No.1 g minor” because there was no time to adjust to one direction and you were left as if you were standing at the crossroad. With the help of profound and tense manner, which was emphasized by the use of violins, there was a feeling of a pleasant relief as if you caught the last train that should be caught by everyone, at least, once in life.That concert became a fusion of emotional experience interwining with the intellectual one, making both to feel music and to understand where its roots are coming from. Usually at once after the performance my friends start asking me questions if I liked it or not, what impressed me the most or if there was anything new. But they know, if I am keeping silence, it means that it was awesome, and I want to keep those emotions for as long as possible, living through them again in my mind and in my heart. The same happened that
ReferencesRosselli, J. (1998). Musical Lives. The Life of Mozart.Cambridge, UK: CambridgeUniversity Press.
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