recapitulation
(REE-kah-pi-choo-LAY-shun)


[Eng.]


In sonata-allegro form, the recapitulation (or Recap) is the final presentation of the original theme group (first and second theme), first presented in the exposition. Usually, the recapitulation is entirely in the tonic key of the composition. This is the third and final main division of sonata-allegro form.


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