Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
(Mozart) is a serenade for strings in four movements.
- Sonata Form has two
main themes. These are called the First Subject (S1) and the Second Subject (S11).
- These are
presented during the Exposition. S1 is in the tonic key. S11 is in the dominant
- In the
Development, parts of these themes are heard again in different keys.
themes are brought back in the tonic key in the Recapitulation.
Coda brings the movement to a close.
themes for use in the video
Exposition: Subject 1a (tonic)
Subject 11a (dominant)
use in the video
of the 'Eine Kleine' images in this project were drawn by Niamh Burns, Transition
Year, Manor House School, Raheny, Dublin 5.
following images were requested by the teacher:
man in 18th century clothes in a salutory pose. (S1a - tonic)
man bows. (S1b - tonic)
man stands on one side of a bridge. A woman stands at the opposite side. (Bridge
passage leading from tonic to dominant)
woman in a crinoline swishes her dress.(S11a - dominant)
woman looks dainty and holds a bird.(S11b) - dominant)
man wears a mask and his clothes are a different colour. (S1a in disguise, changing
woman wears a mask and her clothes are a different colour. (S11b in disguise,
woman is now wearing the same colour as the man.(S11 - tonic)
man and woman walk away from the 'camera' (Coda - tonic key).
instruments propped up against a wall with moonlight streaming in.
are some of the pictures, followed by links to the others:
Subject 1a (tonic - pink jacket)
11a (dominant - blue dress)
both themes are in the tonic key (pink)
Kleine Nachtmusik' is played on Strings