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Debussy in proportion : a musical analysis

Author: Roy Howat
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A study of Debussy's unorthodox use of musical form.

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Named Person: Claude Debussy; Claude Debussy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Howat
ISBN: 0521311454 9780521311458 0521232821 9780521232821
OCLC Number: 21201662
Description: xi, 239 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; Part I. Exposition: 1. Proportional structure and the Golden Section; 2. Analytical aims and methods; 3. 'Reflets dans l'eau'; Part II. Earlier Developments: 4. Early works - up to 1892; 5. L'isle joyeuse; Part III. La Mer: 6. Introduction; 7. 'De l'aube a midi sur la mer'; 8. 'Dialogue du vent et de la mer'; 9. 'Jeux de vagues'; Part IV. Other Evidence: 10. Brief studies of other works; 11. External evidence; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
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'Roy Howat, in Debussy in Proportion, brilliantly dragoons every analytical and historical method at his command in his assault on the elusive question of Debussy's musical structures. Howat Read more...

 
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