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Musical Form

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ISBN 9780674430754

Publication Date: 01/01/1951

467 pages

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This is the masterwork of one of the world’s leading musicologists, music historians, and critics. It is a comprehensive treatise on the anatomy of music, from which the student may learn, not only a number of mechanical formulas, but how to analyze an extended and complicated composition. The construction of musical phrases, the several forms of musical compositions, exhaustive analyses of many larger masterpieces—what the student, teacher, composer, or critic needs to know about the structure of music is treated in complete and clear detail, with hundreds of illustrations from the musical literature of all periods and styles. Musical Form is the standard work on the subject in German: this revised, enlarged, translated edition is a major contribution to musical literature in English.

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