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Compositional theory in the eighteenth century

Joel Lester

Compositional theory in the eighteenth century

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music theory -- History -- 18th century -- History,
  • Composition (Music) -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-347) and index.

    StatementJoel Lester.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML430 .L46 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination355 p. :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15608481M
    ISBN 100674155238
    OCLC/WorldCa42291740

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Elements of Sonata Theory Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy. The most thorough study of the sonata ever undertaken; Presents a new way of understanding and analyzing the sonata form, the backbone of all classical music; Challenges formerly unquestioned assumptions about sonata form.

Sonata Theory is an approach to the description of sonata form in terms of individual works' treatment of generic expectations. For example, it is normative for the secondary theme of a minor-mode sonata to be in either the key of III or v. If a composer chooses to break this norm in a given piece, that is a deviation that requires analytical and interpretive explanation.

Addressing topics as diverse as the historiography of eighteenth-century music, concepts of time and musical form, the idea of the musical work and its relation to publishing practices, compositional process, and performance practice, these essays together constitute a major contribution to eighteenth-century studies.

This book had its origin. Coordinator, advanced music theory curriculum (undergraduate). Vasili Byros researches the compositional, listening, and pedagogical practices of the long 18th century. Taking a holistic view, which combines perspectives from schema theory, Formenlehre, topic theory, and historical pedagogies, his work aims to reconstruct “insider” perspectives on music of the period.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Lippman, Edward. with a Translation of Riemann's 'History of Theory,' Book 3. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, "Eighteenth-Century Science and the Corps sonore: The Scientific Background to Rameau's Principle of Harmony.". Start studying Music Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

The light, decorative, frivolous style of art and music that developed during the mid-eighteenth century was called: Rococo. A genre typical of the Rococo style is the: What compositional practice by composers.

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