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Should I stick with Scherzo form or turn it into a Sonata?

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I have completed the A section of my Presto piece, or at least what I have thought of for it so far. It is quite quick at quarter note = 190 BPM. This is another piece for  which I was aiming for a humorous character and I think I have done it. I titled my piece Presto in D major, because I wasn't sure if it could be considered a scherzo or not, but I did know that 190 BPM is well within the range for Presto. I also am not sure if I should stick to your typical scherzo form or if I should expand this out to a sonata form and have what I am now considering the A section be the First Theme. This is your typical Scherzo form:  

  

I sometimes, especially in Beethoven and Chopin, see diversions away from this form and more towards sonata form in their scherzos(most commonly a coda is added, but sometimes the B section is extended to be more like the development section of a sonata). But currently, what I have would be the A section if I stuck to your typical Scherzo form. In comparison, here is your typical sonata form which I am thinking of possibly expanding this piece into due to the sheer speed of the notes. I  mean, most Scherzos that I hear are at least 5 minutes long. Anyway,  this is your typical sonata form:   

  

And here is what would most likely happen if I were to expand the piece from typical Scherzo form to Sonata form:   

  
It isn't the speed or how humorous it is that is making me question whether what I have right now could be considered the start of a scherzo. Rather, it is the time signature that is making me question it. Most scherzos are in 3/4. What I have so far of my piece is in 4/4 and the only simple time signatures that it could fit into are 2/4 and 4/4 because of the Alberti Bass in it. That isn't to say that you can't have Alberti Bass in 3/4, you can. But the Alberti Bass I have doesn't fit well into 3/4. Here is my piece so that you can give feedback on it:   

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5745153  

And should I stick to the Scherzo form and just have it be a 2 minute Scherzo? Or should I expand it into a longer Sonata Form that might be say 10 minutes long at the same Presto tempo?  

Should I stick with Scherzo form or turn it into a Sonata?

I have completed the A section of my Presto piece, or at least what I have thought of for it so far. It is quite quick at quarter note = 190 BPM. This is another piece for  which I was aiming for a humorous character and I think I have done it. I titled my piece Presto in D major, because I wasn't sure if it could be considered a scherzo or not, but I did know that 190 BPM is well within the range for Presto. I also am not sure if I should stick to your typical scherzo form or if I should expand this out to a sonata form and have what I am now considering the A section be the First Theme. This is your typical Scherzo form: 


 
I sometimes, especially in Beethoven and Chopin, see diversions away from this form and more towards sonata form in their scherzos(most commonly a coda is added, but sometimes the B section is extended to be more like the development section of a sonata). But currently, what I have would be the A section if I stuck to your typical Scherzo form. In comparison, here is your typical sonata form which I am thinking of possibly expanding this piece into due to the sheer speed of the notes. I  mean, most Scherzos that I hear are at least 5 minutes long. Anyway,  this is your typical sonata form: 


 
And here is what would most likely happen if I were to expand the piece from typical Scherzo form to Sonata form: 


 
It isn't the speed or how humorous it is that is making me question whether what I have right now could be considered the start of a scherzo. Rather, it is the time signature that is making me question it. Most scherzos are in 3/4. What I have so far of my piece is in 4/4 and the only simple time signatures that it could fit into are 2/4 and 4/4 because of the Alberti Bass in it. That isn't to say that you can't have Alberti Bass in 3/4, you can. But the Alberti Bass I have doesn't fit well into 3/4. Here is my piece so that you can give feedback on it: 

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5745153

And should I stick to the Scherzo form and just have it be a 2 minute Scherzo? Or should I expand it into a longer Sonata Form that might be say 10 minutes long at the same Presto tempo? 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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https://musescore.com/user/16013626/scores/5744451
I discovered KC:D earlier this year and fell in love with it, in no small part thanks to the music. It's taken me longer than expected, but I finally got around to arranging a fairly simple piano rendition of some of my favorite parts. They are, in order: Skalitz 1403, People of the Land, In the Name of the King, The Talmberg Theme and Brotherhood of Bravery. I hope you enjoy it!  

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My name is Don.  I wonder if there is room in this group for an old kid?  I live in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area.  I have been arranging and composing for 4 or 5 years now.  I use www.SheetMusicPlus.com to sell my sheet music.  It gives me a thrill, the goosebumps, and a smile when someone buys my work for their choir/chorus to learn and perform.  I am...
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