9781107025349

Harmony in Haydn and Mozart

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  • ISBN13:

    9781107025349

  • ISBN10:

    1107025346

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-09-24
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Summary

Integrating Schenkerian tools and an innovative approach to harmony, David Damschroder provides numerous penetrating analyses of works by Haydn and Mozart. A series of introductory chapters assist readers in developing their analytical capacity. Beginning with short excerpts from string quartets, the study proceeds by assessing the inner workings of twelve expositions from Haydn piano sonatas, six arias in G minor from Mozart operas, and three rondos in D major from piano concertos by Haydn and Mozart. In the Masterworks section that follows, Damschroder presents detailed analyses of six movements from symphonies, string quartets and opera by Haydn and Mozart, and compares his outcomes with those of other analysts, including Kofi Agawu, Robert O. Gjerdingen, James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy, Carl Schachter and James Webster. The book represents an important contribution to modern analytical discourse on a treasured body of music and an assessment of recent accomplishments within that realm.

Table of Contents

Preface
Methodological Orientation
Harmonic practice in the late eighteenth century: twelve excerpts from string quartets
Anatomy of the I-II#-V two-part exposition: twelve keyboard sonatas
Composition in a minor key: six arias in G minor from operas
The happy ending: three sonata-rondos in D major from piano concertos
Masterpieces
Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F# Minor ('Farewell'), movement 2: in response to James Webster
Haydn: String Quartet in G Minor (op. 20, no. 3), movement 3: in response to
Mozart: String Quintet in C Major (K. 515), movement 1: in response to Kofi
Mozart: Don Giovanni (K. 527), Act I, Scene 13: Donna Anna's Recitative and Aria: in response to Carl Schachter
Mozart: Symphony in G Minor (K. 550), movement 3, Trio: in response to
Haydn: Symphony No. 96 in D Major ('Miracle'), movement 1: in response to Warren Darcy
Select bibliography
Index of works
Index of names and concepts
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