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Music in the classic period

Author: Reinhard G Pauly
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1965]
Series: Prentice-Hall history of music series.
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Pauly, Reinhard G.
Music in the classic period.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1965]
(OCoLC)635493793
Named Person: Joseph Haydn; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reinhard G Pauly
OCLC Number: 646962
Description: 214 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part one. The evolution of classic style --
1. "Classicism" in music --
Various meanings of "classicism" --
Classical music and classical antiquity --
Nineteenth-century uses of "classic" and "romantic" --
The "Viennese school" --
Were there always "classics" in music? --
Extent of the classic period-scope of this book --
2. Late Baroque and Rococo style --
Rococo and style galant in music : opera and ballet --
Italy : opera seria --
Italy : opera buffa --
The operatic overture --
France : instrumental music --
Germany : empfindsamer stil --
The Italian keyboard sonata --
3. The pre-classic symphony --
"Sonata form" The classic orchestra --
Italy --
Germany : Berlin and Mannheim --
Austria --
International aspects of classic style --
4. The background of the Classic period --
Austria --
Salzburg --
Intellectual background : political philosophy --
The classic revival (neoclassicism) in the fine arts --
Social changes affecting music-musical patronage --
Connoisseur and amateur --
Changing social status of the musician --
Musical life in the classic era --
5. Haydn and Mozart --
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) --
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) --
Part two. The main musical categories of the Classic period --
6. The classic symphony --
Haydn --
Mozart --
7. The classic sonata --
Haydn's keyboard sonatas --
Mozart's keyboard sonatas --
Clementi and other contemporaries --
Mozart's violin sonatas --
8. The classic concerto --
Mozart's violin concertos --
Mozart's piano concertos --
9. Chamber music, divertimento, Serenade --
Definitions and categories --
Toward the string quartet --
Hayden's later quartets --
Other chamber music by Haydn --
Mozart's string quartets --
Other chamber music by Mozart --
Boccherini's chamber music --
Divertimento and serenade --
10. Opera in the Classic era --
Mozart's Italian operas --
Mozart's German operas --
11. Sacred music of the Classic era --
12. From classicism to romanticism --
Music and the French revolution --
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) --
Beethoven and Romanticism --
Conclusion: Classic music and today's listener.
Series Title: Prentice-Hall history of music series.
Responsibility: Reinhard G. Pauly.

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