9780130618634

The Analysis of Musical Form

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    9780130618634

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    0130618632

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 10/2/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

The Analysis of Musical Form emphasizes aural comprehension, incorporates recent analytic methodologies, and addresses musical form as both process and design. analysis of tonal design, thematic types and phrase structure, formal functions, musical texture, cadences and tonality, innovative approaches to formal processes in 20th century music; concepts of form as design and form as process MARKET: For readers interested in musical form and basic analytic techniques.

Author Biography

JAMES MATHES is Associate Professor of Music Theory and Coordinator of Theory and Composition a Florida State University. He received the B.S. in Music Education from the University of Maryland and an M.M. and Ph.D. in Music Theory from the Florida State University College of Music. He has published articles and presented papers based on his research and interests in music theory pedagogy, the analysis of recent music, and the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of music.

Table of Contents

Audio CD Track List ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiv
PART I Formal Design and Structure: Analytic Concepts and Tools
The Nature of Musical Form
3(9)
Introduction
3(1)
Categories of Musical Form
4(4)
Form, Style, and Genre
8(1)
The Perception of Musical Form
9(2)
Suggested Reading
11(1)
Aural Exercises
11(1)
Tonal Design
12(24)
Phrase, Cadence, and Key
12(1)
Cadences and Segmentation
13(9)
Tonal Design and Key Relations
22(4)
The Analysis of Tonal Design
26(4)
Summary
30(1)
Suggested Reading
30(1)
Exercises
30(6)
Thematic Design and Phrase Structure
36(23)
Introduction
36(1)
Thematic Design
36(2)
Motives and Themes
38(2)
Thematic Models of Phrase Structure
40(14)
Summary
54(2)
Conclusions
56(1)
Suggested Reading
56(1)
Review and Exercises
56(3)
Phrase Rhythm and Phrase Structure
59(20)
Introduction
59(1)
Phrase Separation and Connection
59(7)
Phrase Extensions
66(5)
Phrase Contractions
71(2)
Summary
73(1)
Suggested Reading
74(1)
Review and Exercises
74(5)
Formal Functions and Musical Texture
79(20)
Introduction
79(1)
Part 1: Formal Functions
79(1)
Expository Function
79(1)
Transitional Function
80(1)
Developmental Function
81(1)
Introductory Function
81(4)
Closing Function
85(1)
Parenthetical Function
85(4)
Part 2: Musical Texture and Form
89(1)
Types of Musical Texture
89(3)
Vocal and Instrumental Textures
92(1)
Textural Processes
92(2)
Summary
94(1)
Suggested Reading
95(1)
Review and Exercises
95(4)
PART II Forms of Music
One-Part and Binary Forms
99(25)
Introduction
99(1)
One-Part Forms
99(3)
Binary Forms
102(13)
Suggested Reading
115(1)
Review and Exercises
115(9)
Ternary Forms
124(19)
Introduction
124(1)
Simple Ternary Form
124(7)
Compound Ternary Forms
131(4)
Large Ternary Form
135(3)
Summary
138(1)
Review and Exercises
139(4)
Sonata Form
143(53)
Introduction
143(1)
Large-scale Design of Sonata Form
144(1)
Exposition
144(18)
Development
162(13)
Recapitulation
175(6)
Coda
181(1)
Exercises
182(1)
Nineteenth-Century Sonata Form
183(5)
Exercises
188(1)
Sonata Form in the Twentieth Century
188(1)
Exercises
189(2)
Conclusion and Summary
191(2)
Review and Exercises
193(3)
Modification of Sonata Form and Cyclic Forms
196(21)
Introduction
196(1)
Slow Introduction
196(4)
Sonata Form Without Development
200(1)
Sonata Form in Concerto Movements
201(11)
Cyclic Form
212(1)
Suggested Reading
212(3)
Exercises
215(2)
Rondo Forms
217(29)
Introduction
217(1)
Outline of Rondo Form
217(1)
Baroque Rondeau
218(3)
Five-and Seven-Part Rondo
221(1)
Exercises
221(10)
Sonata-Rondo Form
231(11)
Conclusion
242(1)
Review and Exercises
242(4)
Ostinato and Variation Forms
246(28)
Introduction
246(1)
Ostinato Variations
247(3)
Ostinato as a Constructive Device
250
Exercises
Theme and Variations
258(8)
Organization of Variations
266(2)
Conclusion
268(1)
Review and Exercises
268(6)
Contrapuntal Genres
274(29)
Introduction
274(1)
Imitation
274(1)
Canon
275(4)
Inventions
279(4)
Fugue
283(14)
Chorale Preludes
297(4)
Exercises
301(2)
Vocal Forms
303(27)
Introduction
303(1)
Hymns and Traditional Songs
303(4)
Popular Song
307(4)
Art Songs
311(9)
Da Capo Aria, Ritornello, and Rondo Forms
320(6)
Choral Music
326(2)
Suggested Reading
328(1)
Exercises
329(1)
Formal Innovations in Twentieth-Century Music
330(36)
Introduction
330(1)
New Pitch Materials, Phrase Structures, and Textures
331(1)
New Pitch Materials and Form: Debussy
331(5)
New Pitch Materials and Traditional Forms: Bartok
336(2)
Ostinati, Layers, and Irregular Phrase Structures: Stravinsky
338(4)
Atonal and Serial Forms: Webern
342(6)
Indeterminacy and Open Forms
348(6)
Clusters and Textural Form
354(4)
Form as Process: Minimalism
358(2)
Conclusion
360(1)
Suggested Reading
361(1)
Exercises
361(5)
Glossary of Terms 366(9)
Bibliography 375(3)
Index of Works Cited and Subjects 378

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