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A Musical Joke (in German) K. 522, (Divertimento for two horns and string quartet) is a composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; the composer entered it in his Verzeichnis aller meiner Werke (Catalogue of All My Works) on June 14, 1787. [1]

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Bar (music)

In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Classical period (music)

The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about 1750 and 1820.

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Claude Debussy

Claude-Achille Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer.

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Consonance and dissonance

In music, consonance and dissonance form a structural dichotomy in which the terms define each other by mutual exclusion: a consonance is what is not dissonant, and reciprocally.

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Divertimento (from the Italian divertire "to amuse") is a musical genre, with most of its examples from the 18th century.

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French horn

The French horn (commonly known simply as the horn, while the term "French horn" is also used to distinguish a particular type of horn used mainly in French orchestras) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell.

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Fritz Spiegl

Fritz Spiegl (27 January 1926 – 23 March 2003) was born at Zurndorf, Austria, the son of an agricultural merchant and his Jewish wife.

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In music, a fugue is a contrapuntal compositional technique in two or more voices, built on a subject (theme) that is introduced at the beginning in imitation (repetition at different pitches) and recurs frequently in the course of the composition.

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Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (12 August 1644 (baptised) – 3 May 1704), global.britannica.com.

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Horse of the Year Show

The Horse of the Year Show - also known as HOYS (pronounced /hois/)- was founded to be a culmination of the British equestrian events year.The Show was the idea of Captain Tony Collings and was realised by the then Chairman of BSJA (now British Showjumping), Mike Ansell.

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinski, Strawinsky, or Stravinskii; ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian (and later, a naturalized French and American) composer, pianist and conductor.

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Köchel catalogue

The Köchel-Verzeichnis is an inclusive, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which was originally created by Ludwig von Köchel.

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A minuet (also spelled menuet), is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 3/4 time.

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Movement (music)

A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.

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Phrase (music)

In music and music theory, phrase and phrasing are concepts and practices related to grouping consecutive melodic notes, both in their composition and performance.

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Polytonality (also polyharmony) is the musical use of more than one key simultaneously.

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Secondary dominant

Secondary dominant (also applied dominant, artificial dominant, or borrowed dominant) is an analytical label for a specific harmonic device, prevalent in the tonal idiom of Western music beginning in the common practice period.

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Sonata form

Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a large-scale musical structure used widely since the middle of the 18th century (the early Classical period).

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Sonata rondo form

Sonata rondo form was a musical form often used during the Classical music era.

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String quartet

A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.

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In music, the subdominant is the technical name for the fourth tonal degree of the diatonic scale.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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Tonic (music)

In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone.

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Waldo de los Ríos

Waldo de los Ríos (7 September 1934 – 28 March 1977) was an Argentine composer, conductor and arranger.

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Whole tone scale

In music, a whole tone scale is a scale in which each note is separated from its neighbors by the interval of a whole step.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Musical_Joke

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