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By William E. Caplin

ISBN-10: 0199747180

ISBN-13: 9780199747184

Analyzing Classical Form builds upon the rules of the author's significantly acclaimed Classical Form via supplying an method of the research of musical shape that's specifically fitted to lecture room use. delivering abundant fabric for learn in either undergraduate and graduate classes, Analyzing Classical Form provides the main up to date model of the author's "theory of formal functions." scholars will how one can make whole harmonic and formal analyses of tune drawn from the instrumental works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. half 1 introduces the relevant theme-types of classical instrumental song; half 2 presents a technique for interpreting sonata shape, crucial formal style during this type interval; and half three considers different full-movement types present in this repertory (such as minuet, rondo, and concerto). The chapters are geared up in a manner that provides the main easy fabrics in advance after which leads the coed via extra information and finer issues of idea. each subject is illustrated with annotated musical examples; to boot, the booklet includes many unannotated examples that may be used for in-class dialogue and for out-of-class analytical routines. a whole word list of phrases and questions for reviewing the speculation may also help scholars assimilate the various theoretical suggestions hired within the booklet. A better half site hosted via the writer at music.mcgill.ca/acf/ offers audio and musical rankings for the entire examples within the booklet in addition to extra examples for the research of the easy theme-types awarded partially 1.

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LKK^–LK^–L^)–KL^–V (see Ex. 4, mm. 54–56). , K ped. –(KL–L&)–K (see Ex. 1e). Neighboring and passing chords: some weakly functional neighboring and passing chords are labeled with “n” or “p” respectively; such chords are placed in parentheses (see Ex. 1c). , {o&} for “diminished seventh chord” or (m&) for “minor seventh chord” (see Ex. 9c). , K …) indicates the omission of harmonic analysis either for the rest of the passage or until another Roman numeral appears (see ahead Ex. 21, m. 3). Square brackets: harmonies placed within square brackets can mean either (1) an additional level of harmonic subordination within a prolongational or sequential progression (see ahead Ex.

7: in the repeat of the basic idea, the melody is transposed down a third. But the harmonic support of both versions is essentially the same (K–L), so we still speak of an exact repetition. Statement–response Repetition In this type, the statement emphasizes tonic harmony, whereas the response emphasizes dominant. The statement and response can also be termed a tonic version and a dominant version respectively. The melody of the response is frequently transposed stepwise to accommodate the change in harmonic support.

93 in D, i, 29–36 Allegro assai 33 ped. 34 35 seq. 6: answer these questions. 1. What type of progression is found from the beginning to the downbeat of m. 4? 2. Is the progression from the upbeat to m. 5 through the end of m. 6 best described as prolongational or sequential? What is the source for the potential confusion here? 3. What kind of progression is used from m. 7 to the first half of m. 10? 4. Where does the cadential progression begin? Is it complete or incomplete? 6 Haydn, String Quartet in G, Op.

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