Beethoven's Sonata op. 53 is an excellent example of the sonata form evolution. Let us compare the number of measures in this movement with that of Haydn:

  Exposition Development Reexposition Coda Total measures
Haydn 16 10 18 0 44
Beethoven 85 70 93 54 302

Other aspects of the form's evolution




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