The technique of variation : a study of the instrumental variation from Antonio de Cabezón to Max Reger / by Robert U. Nelson.

Berkeley : University of California Press, 1948.

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Subjects Instrumental music -- History and criticism.
Instrumental music.
Variations -- History and criticism.
Series University of California publications in music ; v. 3.
Description vii, 197 pages : music ; 26 cm.
Copyright Date 1948.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The categories of variation technique -- The establishment of the structural techniques : the secular song variation from the Spanish lutenists to J.S. Bach -- The extension of the structural techniques to new variation types : the chorale and basso ostinato variations of the baroque period -- The structural techniques under the influence of changing styles : the ornamental variation of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- The structural techniques under the influence of changing styles : the nineteenth-century character and basso ostinato variations -- The emergence of the free technique in the free variation of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- An aesthetic of the variation.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)29438212
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WorldCat Identities Nelson, Robert U. 1902-1995.
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