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Beethoven, Sibelius, and the "profound logic" : studies in symphonic analysis / by Lionel Pike ; with a foreword by Robert Simpson.


London : Athlone Press ; 1978.
ISBN 0485111780, 9780485111781

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Subjects Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Symphonies.
Symphonies (Beethoven, Ludwig van)
Symphonies (Sibelius, Jean)
Description viii, 240 pages : music ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-223) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Exposition -- The thematic approach -- The exansion of Classical tonality (1). Beethoven's first, second, third, fifth and seventh symphonies -- The expansion of Classical tonality (2). Beethoven's ninth symphony -- Interlude : Bruckner's fourth symphony ("Romantic") -- The expansion of classical tonality (3). Sibelius' second symphony ; Sibelius' use of the tritone (the third and fourth symphonies and Tapiola) -- Rhythm. Beethoven's fourth and eighth symphonies ; Sibelius' fifth symphony -- Pace and tension. Beethoven's fifth, ninth and seventh symphonies -- Variations. Nationalism (Sibelius' first symphony) ; Programmatic trends (Beethoven's "Pastoral" symphony) ; The influence of Renaissance polyphony (Sibelius' sixth symphony) ; The one-movement symphony (Sibelius' seventh symphony) -- Coda.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5288164
(OCoLC)ocm05288164
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WorldCat Identities Pike, Lionel.
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