Form in Music

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1985-10-01
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Designed for those who have a background in basic music theory and music history, this volume approaches the study of musical coherence (logic and development) through the systematic investigation of traditional forms of tonal music and of principles of form, structure, and process.

Table of Contents

1. Motive, Phrase, Period.
2. Binary.
3. Simple Ternary.
4. Compound Ternary.
5. Rondo.
6. Sonata.
7. Sonata-Rondo.
8. Concerto.
9. Ostinato Forms.
10. Variations.
11. Suite.
12. Fugue and Related Genres.
13. Form and Structure in Music.

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