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The concerto form is the basic musical form that is used in a musical concerto.
Basic Types of Concerti
- Italian - Fast, Slow, Fast
- French - Slow, Fast
- Baroque - Slow, Fast, Slow, Fast.
In the Baroque concerto form, there may also be a set of two or three dances, such as a Sarabande, Gigue, or Menuet. A concerto is a composed piece of music that moves in three parts or movements, a soloist, accompained by an ensemble and an orchestra.
The Classical concerto was most commonly seen in this form:
|Polyphonic forms||Canon • Canzona • Invention • Fugue • Organum • Ricercar • Round • Sinfornia|
|Sectional forms||Strophic form • Chain form • Binary form • Ternary form • Rondo form • Arch form • Ritornello form|
|Cyclical forms||Ballet • Concerto • Mass • Oratorio • Opera • Requiem • Sonata • Song cycle • Suite • Symphony|
|Bagatelle • Fantasia • Etude • Impromptu • Prelude • Rhapsody • Symphonic poem|
|Dance forms||Allemande • Ballad • Bolero • Contradance • Estampie • Jig • Polka • Waltz|