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First Movement of Mozart's Horn Concerto no. 2, is it Sonata Form or Rondo Form?

I would say this is a relatively standard sonata–concerto form. You're correct that Mozart normally repeats his expositions (and the developments/recapitulations) in sonata forms, but that's pretty ...
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Form in Mozart's Trio in B-flat Major K.502 I. Allegro

The question is a good example of form being a matter of interpretation. For me, though, Mozart K502 is sonata form. Sonata-form analysis Measure references are to the Breitkopf Mozarts Werke, Serie ...
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Is the Rondo in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 15 ABABA?

This is not a pure rondo, but rather a sonata-rondo form. Sonata-rondo is like sonata (aka sonata-allegro or first movement sonata) form, except that the "first theme" reappears in the ...
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Form in Mozart's Trio in B-flat Major K.502 I. Allegro

Having listened to it once, I would say it is in sonata form. The movement is clearly dominated by the initial motive but I can hear an exposition, development and recapitulation. Mozart just doesn'...
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What differs between the rondo and its Baroque counterpart, the ritornello?

There are clear differences between Rondo and Ritornello form: In a piece of music in rondo form, the main theme (A) keeps ‘coming round’, with contrasting sections of music called episodes heard in ...
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What differs between the rondo and its Baroque counterpart, the ritornello?

I'd say the main difference between rondo and ritornello is one of emphasis. In a typical rondo, the 'refrain' carries the main musical interest or idea, with the 'couplets' providing relief and ...
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What is it that brings a dance-like character in this Mozart rondo?

Is it the bass not starting until the second beat, making the first beat sound like an anacrusis? There is an anacrusis, but it's in the bass. There is also an elision. Beats 2-4 in bar 1, the bass, ...
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