Analysis on Beethoven, Quartet in E minor Op59, no.2

Write an analysis of only measure 1 -19 1.Describe how this motive 3 (bar 3) develops in the first 19 bars of the exposition: 2.Provide a complete harmonic analysis of the first 15 bars of the piece (until the first beat of bar 15). Keep in mind that the harmony is moving slowly, compared to the fast-moving melody lines (never more then 2 harmonies per bar, often less). 3.Give a short overview of the form of the exposition: make clear which sections you think can be considered as first group (first theme) transition second group (second theme) closing section (codetta) Give some reasons why you think a certain section can be considered as one of these formal parts.



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