The thematic process in music / Rudolph Reti.


New York : Macmillan, [1951] .

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Subjects Composition (Music)
Music theory.
Musical analysis.
Thema (Musik)
Description x, 362 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1951]
©1951
Notes Includes index.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction. The thematic concept: A fundamental element in the understanding of musical art -- Part I. Thematic homogeneity and thematic metamorphosis: 1. The thematic plan of the Ninth Symphony; 2. Schumann's Kinderszenen: A "Theme with Variations"; 3. Historic origin: Imitation, variation, transformation; 4. Various categories of transformation -- Part II. The thematic process and the problem of form in music: 5. Two form-building forces in music; 6. Thematic evolution and thematic resolution; 7. Specific types of structural consistency; 8. Thematic key relations -- Part III. Evaluation and wider outlook: 9. Is the thematic process conscious or subconscious?; 10. Root and growth of the thematic principle; 11. Bloom and dissolution of the thematic principle; 12. Some final considerations as to the nature and range of the thematic process
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm01017143
(OCoLC)1017143
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