a type of musical composition, often serving as the first movement of a sonata or symphony, consisting of an exposition which contrasts two distinct keys, followed by a development of the exposition, and a recapitulation which returns to the original key or tonality
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(music) A form of classical music consisting of a single movement divided into three main sections, namely - the exposition (in the tonic and then another key), development (modulating in different keys) and recapitulation (returning to the tonic), sometimes followed by a coda
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