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Author Caplin, William Earl, 1948- author

Title Classical form : a theory of formal functions for the instrumental music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven / William E. Caplin
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 307 pages) : music
Contents 1. Some Basic Formal Functions: An Overview -- 2. Fundamental Progressions of Harmony -- 3. Sentence -- 4. Period -- 5. Hybrid Themes and Compound Themes -- 6. Small Ternary -- 7. Small Binary -- 8. Subordinate Theme -- 9. Transition -- 10. Development -- 11. Recapitulation -- 12. Coda -- 13. Sonata Form -- 14. Slow-Movement Forms -- 15. Minuet/Trio Form -- 16. Rondo Forms -- 17. Concerto Form
Summary Introducing a new theory of musical form for the analysis of instrumental music of the classical style. The book provides a broad set of principles and a comprehensive methodology for analysing phrases and themes to complete movements. Illustrated with over 250 annotated musical examples by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-292) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject 880-01 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809 -- Criticism and interpretation.
880-01//r הידן, יוזף, 1732-1809 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Classicism in music.
Instrumental music -- 18th century -- Analysis, appreciation.
Instrumental music -- 19th century -- Analysis, appreciation.
Music theory -- History -- 20th century.
Musical analysis.
Musical form.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97025561
ISBN 0195104803 (alk. paper)
019535575X (electronic bk.)
1280452641
1423759214 (electronic bk.)
1602561214 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780195104806 (alk. paper)
9780195355758 (electronic bk.)
9781280452642
9781423759218 (electronic bk.)
9781602561212 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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