What kind of harmony did classical period composers prefer?
Is classical music primarily polyphonic?
Classical music is primarily polyphonic.
In which form is a classical symphony organized?
The standard Classical form is: 1st movement ” allegro (fast) in sonata form. 2nd movement ” slow. 3rd movement ” minuet (a dance with three beats in a bar)
What does the Big Five of American orchestras mean?
The Big Five orchestras of the United States are the five symphony orchestras that led the field in “musical excellence, calibre of musicianship, total contract weeks, weekly basic wages, recording guarantees, and paid vacations” when the term gained currency in the late 1950s and for some years afterwards.
What is the oldest orchestra in the United States?
the New York Philharmonic
What are the top orchestras in the US?
Greatest Symphonies in the US
How much do LA Philharmonic musicians make?
At the top of the salary range, pay for a member of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra starts at a little over $150,000 per year. Salaries for musicians in the Pasadena Philharmonic average a little over $4,000 per year. Many musicians in community orchestras are not paid at all.
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