A Practical Approach to the Study of Form in Music

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9780136890508: A Practical Approach to the Study of Form in Music

Learning music's organizing principles . . . Approaching the study of form as an exercise in perceiving the interaction of a number of discrete musical events, Spencer and Temko's book embodies much more than a search for visual clues. Students of form develop perceptual tools that allow them to proceed from the aural experience to an understanding of the arch-principles upon which music is organized. The authors hold that the organizing principles of a given piece of music may be gleaned from studying: the internal attributes that give a section its specific identity; the functional relations between sections; the ordering of those sections.

Title of related interest from Waveland Press: Spring-Hutcheson, Musical Form and Analysis: Time, Pattern, Proportion (ISBN 9781478607229).

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"I have long been searching for a book of this type. It covers the important points of structural analysis without the pedantic ramblings found in many texts." -- Michael Levi, College of St. Rose

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"I liked it very much and appreciated the clear and brief explanations and the accessible musical examples." --Lark Powers, East Central University

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Spencer, Peter, Temko, Peter M.
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (1988)
ISBN 10: 0136890504 ISBN 13: 9780136890508
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