The Symphony for this paper is Mozart Symphony No. 25. Please type a paper that


The Symphony for this paper is Mozart Symphony No. 25.
Please type a paper that is approximately 5 pages with 1.5 line spacing. It should explore the core issues of the class by addressing the following, not necessarily in this order:
Context: Era and Currents. Place the symphony in the context of its era and any appropriate currents (Nationalism, Romanticism, etc.)
Context: Composer. Place the symphony in the context of the composer’s life.
Orchestra. Place the symphony’s instrumentation (what instruments are needed) and orchestration (use of instruments) in the context of appropriate trends/developments.
Form. Address the symphony’s form, including any departures from what is “typical” or expected.
First performance. When was this symphony first performed? With which orchestra/conductor? What type of audience heard this performance, and in what context?
Critical response. What was the audience/critical response to this symphony? How does this relate to the political/musical/social context of the day?
Your reaction. What was your honest reaction to the piece, emotional or intellectual. This might answer, among other things, why you chose this symphony out of so many.
Make sure that your paper is well organized, clear and to the point.
Please use footnotes to indicate citations. You should cite a source when: a) you have quoted it, b) you have paraphrased a portion of it, or c) you have used an idea from it that is not “common knowledge.” Footnotes should be formatted in CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) format. See below for a linked file detailing this format.


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