sonata form

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a musical form having 3 sections -- exposition and development and recapitulation

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2, a gallant style four-movement work, features an operatic Fantasia and final Allegro in sonata form.
The 1st movement, Grave, has the outline of a sonata form, set in a very slow tempo, and its general impression is considerably static.
critics that the sonata form was a worn out fetish, that noble and simple melody was a relic of the dark ages, and that unresolved dissonance was the chief merit of a composition" (85).
The author examines his major works by the city where he lived--Leipzig, Berlin, and Hamburg--as well as his relationship to his contemporaries and colleagues, the significance of the contrapuntal and galant styles, and the use of sonata form in his compositions.
This piece is Review Band: Jubilee String Quartet Venue: St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield Review: Chris Robins arguably the first quartet that could be called sublime in which Haydn condensed sonata form into a perfect shape and began to use counterpoint as expression rather than a formal requirement.
The drama of sonata form may be expressed as a hero quest as described by Joseph Campbell.
He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.
This early work pushes the boundaries of the strict classical sonata form of that era (circa 1802) by attempting a theatrical drama.
The cultural critic Giorgio Baratta, building on the dichotomy between sonata form and counterpoint theorized by Adorno and later elaborated by Edward Said, highlights the implications of Gramsci's thought with regard to developing discursive practices in post-modern and post-colonial studies.
Although adhering to four movements, Mahler tosses traditional sonata form to the winds and riffs back and forth in Leonard Bernstein's memorable phrase, "with one foot in the 19th century and the other firmly in the 20th.
presents nine studies of sonata form by him and other music theorists from the US and Canada who analyze, from various perspectives, Beethoven's String Quartet Op.
He doesn't forget the sonata form, piano duets or wind music in his survey.
When he attempted to criticize an electronic work by recourse to the category of the sonata form, a young Karl Heinz Stockhausen attacked: "Mit Verlaub, Herr Professor, Sie suchen ein Huhn auf einem abstrakten Bild.
In the context of the latter, a much more prestigious and central musical artifact is the sonata form, (24) as employed especially in the first movements of symphonies.