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Classic music : expression, form, and style / Leonard G. Ratner.


London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, [1980] .
ISBN 9780028720203, 0028720202

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Subjects Classicism in music.
Classicisme dans la musique.
Music
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Musik.
Musique -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description xvii, 475 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
[1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 444-449) and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Expression. Ideas of expression -- Topics -- part 2. Rhetoric. Periodicity -- Harmony -- Rhythm -- Melody -- Texture : basic premises -- Texture : chamber music -- Texture : orchestral music -- Texture : vocal music -- Performance -- part 3. Form. Small two-reprise forms -- Sonata form -- Couplet form -- Forms of the learned style -- Aria -- Concerto -- Fantasia : introductive, recitative -- Multimovement cycles : composite forms -- part 4. Stylistic perspectives. National styles -- High and low styles : serious and comic -- Mozart -- Haydn, Sonata in E flat major -- Beethoven and the classic style.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6648908
(OCoLC)ocm06648908
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WorldCat Identities Ratner, Leonard G.
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