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Author Smith, Peter Howard.

Title Expressive forms in Brahms's instrumental music : structure and meaning in his Werther quartet / Peter H. Smith.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    785.7471 Brahms,J SMI    Available
Description ix, 325 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Musical meaning and interpretation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-318) and indexes.
Contents Quintessential Brahms and the paradox of the C-minor piano quartet : a representative yet exceptional work -- Analytical preliminaries : Brahms's sonata forms and the idea of dimensional counterpoint -- A Schoenbergian perspective : compositional economy, developing recapitulation, and large-scale form -- Brahms and Schenker : a mutual response to sonata form -- Brahms's expository strategies : two-part second groups, three-key expositions, and modal shifts -- Toward an expressive interpretation : correlations for suicidal despair -- Intertextual resonances : tragic expression, dimensional counterpoint, and the great C-minor tradition.
Subject Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Quartets, piano, violin, viola, cello, no. 3, op. 60, C minor.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0253344832 (cloth : alk. paper)

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