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Author Drake, Kenneth, 1930- author.

Title The Beethoven sonatas and the creative experience / Kenneth Drake.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    786.2183 Beethoven,L DRA    Available
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Description xi, 315, [2] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First reprinted paperback in 2000"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The first raptus, and all subsequent ones -- The sounds of involvement -- Technique as touch -- Tempo and the pacing of musical ideas -- Dynamic nuance and musical line -- The role of silence -- Sound as color -- The sonatas -- Descriptive music -- Motivic development -- Quasi una Fantasia -- Line and space -- Movement as energized color -- The moment of creation -- Facing two directions -- The enjoyment of fluency -- The cosmopolitan impostor -- Embracing the dachstein -- A higher revelation -- The witness tree.
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano.
Sonatas (Piano) -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 0253213827

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