The Form of Music

The Form of Music

By: William Cole (author)Other Formats

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This book provides a clear introduction to musical forms and structures used by composers since the 17th century. Dealing first with the terms phrase and cadence, it extends from simple binary and ternary forms to cover all the principal classical and pre-classical forms, with analyses of key works. Throughout, the text is illustrated with plentiful music examples. This classic text is invaluable to those seeking a concise guide to musical form. It will assist higher grade candidates with the aural section of graded examinations and with the Practical Musicianship examinations.

Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction [William Cole] ; Chapter 2 - Phrase and cadence [William Cole] ; Chapter 3 - Simple Binary and ternary Forms [William Cole] ; Chapter 4 - Ternary Form and its Simple Extensions - Rondo Form [William Cole] ; Chpater 5 - Sonata Form [William Cole] ; Chapter 6 - Varied Types of Sonata Form [William Cole] ; Chpater 7 - The Complete Sonata [William Cole] ; Chapter 8 - The Concerto [William Cole] ; Chapter 9 - The Overture [William Cole] ; Chapter 10 - The Suite [William Cole] ; Chapter 11 - The Early Sonata [William Cole] ; Chapter 12 - The Early Contrapuntal Forms [William Cole] ; Chapter 13 - Fugue [William Cole] ; Chapter 14 - Air with Variations [William Cole] ; Chapter 15 - Later Trends [William Cole] ; Index of references to the historical Anthology of Music [William Cole] ; Index of composers and compositions [William Cole] ; Index of music examples [William Cole] ; Glossary Index [William Cole]

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860960277
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781860960277
  • weight: 275
  • ISBN10: 1860960278

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