Musical Form and Analysis

ISBN-10: 0697153673

ISBN-13: 9780697153678

Edition: 1995

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List price: $140.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/1/1994
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 416
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface Prelude: Why Analysis?
Time: The Motivating Forces Perceiving Musical Form
Basic Factors in Form Rhythm Melody: Contour, Range, Interval Content, Harmonic Implications, the Interaction of Tension and Relaxation in Melody
Harmony and Tonality Tension and Relaxation Articulation of Structural
Units Summary
The Phrase General Characteristics
The Additive Process Phrase Length
The Semiphrase
The Rhythmic Structure of the Phrase
The Harmonic Cadence
The Harmonic Structure of the Phrase
Phrase Extension Motivic Structure of the Phrase
Summary Assignments
Phrase Groupings
The Period Relationship
The Two-Phrase Period: Antecedent and Consequent Phrases; Cadential Relationship; Melodic Relationship; Tonal Relationship
Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Periods Three-and Four-Phrase Periods
The Repeated Period
The Independent Phrase
The Repeated Phrase
The Phrase Group
The Connection of Phrases
Disguised Phrase Endings Duple Measure Groupings
Description of the Period
Summary Assignments
Pattern: The Shaping Factors
The Emergence of Pattern in Musical Perception
The Simple Part Forms General Characteristics One-Part
Form Two-Part
Form Macro-Rhythm and Macro-Tonal Plan Three-Part
Form Four-and-Five-Part
Forms Simple Part
Forms as Internal
Units Simple Part Forms in Vocal Music
The Connection of Parts
Summary Assignments
Interlude Auxiliary Members Compared to "Negative Space" in Visual Art
Beginnings Connections
Conclusions Assignments
Composite Part Forms Composite
Three-Part Form Composite
Five-Part Form; the minuet/scherzo with two trios Composite Part
Forms in Vocal Music Other Composite
the Waltz; Arch Form
Summary Assignments
The Rondo Historical background The Classical Rondo: General Characteristics
Treatment of the Principal Theme
The Episodes
The Transition
The Coda
The Five-Part Rondo
The Seven-Part Rondo Rondo and
Similarities and Differences Summary Assignments
Variation Forms
The EnduringPrevalence of Variations Theme and Variations: General Characteristics; Special
Types of Variations; Overall Organization of the Theme and Variations
Ostinato Variations: General Characteristics; the Ground Bass; the Passacaglia and Chaconne
Summary Assignments
Fugue The Prototypical Fugue
The Exposition: the Subject ; the Answer
The Episode
The middle entries
The Conclusion
The `Form' of the Fugue: Pattern; Sectional Cadences Fugues with Multiple Subjects
Related Types; Fugato; Fughetta; Canon; Invention; Organ Chorale
Summary: an Analytical
Approach Assignments
Sonata Form Meanings of the Term General Characteristics; Historical Background
The Introduction
The Exposition
The Development
The Recapitulation Coda Sonata Form in the Concerto Related Forms; Sonatina Form; Sonata-Rondo Form Summary: An Analytical
Approach Assignments
Proportion: The Distinguishing Features Formal
Interrelationships; The Uniqueness of the Work of Art
Multimovement Form Aesthetic Concept Classical Models: Three-and-Four-Movement Plans; Common Formal Patterns
The Concerto: Special Considerations Cyclical Design Away from the Classical Model: Works with More or Fewer Movements than the Norm
Summary Assignments
Broader Horizons Expansion of Formal Analysis Beyond the Common
Practice Period Rhythmic Delineation Parametric Change and Expansion of the Phrase Concept Summary Postlude -Metaform: beyond formal analysis
The Search for Musical Meaning
The Musical Idea Musical Character Proportional Aspects
Under the Magnifying Glass
The Copyist Commencement
Assignment Anthology: Music for Analysis
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