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Author Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012.

Title The classical style : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven / Charles Rosen.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton, [1997]
©1997

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 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  780.9 ROSEN    Check Shelf
Edition Expanded edition.
Description xxx, 19-533 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction: 1. The musical language of the late eighteenth century ; 2. Theories of form ; 3. The origins of the style -- II. The classical style: 1. The coherence of the musical language ; 2. Structure and ornament -- III. Haydn from 1770 to the death of Mozart: 1. String quartet ; 2. Symphony -- IV. Serious opera -- V. Mozart: 1. The concerto ; 2. String quintet ; 3. Comic opera -- VI. Haydn after the death of Mozart: 1. The popular style ; 2. Piano trio ; 3.
Church music -- VII. Beethoven: 1. Beethoven ; 2. Beethoven's later years and the conventions of his childhood ; 3. Epilogue.
Subject Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Classicism in music.
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0393317129 paperback
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