Answer Key for Practice Project 3

Note that times are approximate--your times may vary depending on where in the measure you bookmarked.

Track 15. Presto [0:11] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The PT ends at b. 8, on the dominant. This is not typical because the PT is not harmonically closed.
Track 15. Presto [0:37] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The transition ends at bar 29, on V of G major (the relative major). The transition is quite a bit longer than the primary theme, which is unusual. It builds in intensity by using much quicker durations (especially at the end) and a wider range of the keyboard.
Track 15. Presto [0:46] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The first phrase of the second theme area ends at b. 35. It is a PAC in G major. When this phrase is repeated, Haydn expands it with additional cadential gestures that close the new key area more fully.
Track 15. Presto [2:10] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The first phrase of the development ends at bar 50, on a half cadence in a minor. It is surprising that the music that follows begins in C major!
Track 15. Presto [2:48] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The development ends at bar 78, on an expected V in the home key.
Track 15. Presto [3:10] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
The second theme reappears at b. 95 during the recapitulation.
Track 15. Presto [3:33] [Piano music. Selections; Track 15. Presto]
Haydn could have closed the piece after bar 110 (i.e., on the downbeat of bar 111). Instead, he tonicizes the key of C major, the key that appeared rather unexpectedly in the development. Here it is as if Haydn is pulling C major back into the realm of e minor.

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