What’s the form of a concert overture?



The concert overture, based on the style of overtures to romantic operas, became established in the 19th century as an independent, one-movement work, which took either the classical sonata form or the free form of a symphonic poem.

What is the first concert overture?

the overture A Midsummer Night’s Dream

However, the overture A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1826) by Felix Mendelssohn is generally regarded as the first concert overture.

How do you write overtures?






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What is the form of the scherzo?

rounded binary form

The scherzo itself is a rounded binary form, but, like the minuet, is usually played with the accompanying trio followed by a repeat of the scherzo, creating the ABA or ternary form. This is sometimes done twice or more (ABABA).