Classical form : a theory of formal functions for the instrumental music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (eBook, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Classical form : a theory of formal functions for the instrumental music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven

Author: William Earl Caplin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Caplin, William Earl, 1948-
Classical form.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97025561
Named Person: Joseph Haydn; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ludwig van Beethoven; Joseph Haydn; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ludwig van Beethoven; Joseph Haydn; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Joseph Haydn; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Earl Caplin
ISBN: 1602561214 9781602561212 9780195104806 0195104803 9780195355758 019535575X 1423759214 9781423759218 1280452641 9781280452642 9786610452644 6610452644 0199881758 9780199881758
OCLC Number: 567929606
Language Note: English.
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.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: William E. Caplin.
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