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Haydn's symphonic forms : essays in compositional logic, Ethan Haimo

Label
Haydn's symphonic forms : essays in compositional logic
Title
Haydn's symphonic forms
Title remainder
essays in compositional logic
Statement of responsibility
Ethan Haimo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Haydn never discussed his ideas about composition in much detail, either in the interviews he gave to an early biographer or in his surviving correspondence. Moreover, relatively few sketches of his compositions have been preserved. Attempts to reconstruct Haydn's compositional thought, and in particular his formal logic, must therefore rely on evidence drawn from close analyses of the works themselves. Using the symphonies as his subject, Ethan Haimo attempts to clarify
  • what Haydn's fundamental principles of formal logic might have been. He shows how Haydn employed those basic compositional principles to structure his forms, and provides explanations that account for specific details of individual movements as well as the relationship between movements. Beyond what they show about the composer's formal thought and the individual works discussed, the analyses in the book also have a larger purpose: to argue in support of the idea that
  • compositions cannot be analysed in a meaningful manner if the analysis is divorced from the work's historical context
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1950-
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Haimo, Ethan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford monographs on music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haydn, Joseph
  • Symphonies
Label
Haydn's symphonic forms : essays in compositional logic, Ethan Haimo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [280]-288) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Principles of Form -- 2. Symphony No. 1(-25 November 1759) -- 3. Symphony No. 21 (1764) -- 4. Symphony No. 49 (1768) -- 5. Symphony No. 55 (1774) -- 6. Symphony No. 75 (-1781 [?1779]) -- 7. Symphony No. 81 (-8 November 1784) -- 8. Symphony No. 85 (?1785) -- 9. Symphony No. 96 (1791) -- 10. Symphony No. 99 (1793) -- 11. Analytical and Historical Contexts -- Index of Haydn's Compositions
Control code
ocm31815427
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9780198163923
Lccn
94049097 /MN
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31815427
  • (Sirsi) a568593
Label
Haydn's symphonic forms : essays in compositional logic, Ethan Haimo
Publication
Note
Series from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [280]-288) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Principles of Form -- 2. Symphony No. 1(-25 November 1759) -- 3. Symphony No. 21 (1764) -- 4. Symphony No. 49 (1768) -- 5. Symphony No. 55 (1774) -- 6. Symphony No. 75 (-1781 [?1779]) -- 7. Symphony No. 81 (-8 November 1784) -- 8. Symphony No. 85 (?1785) -- 9. Symphony No. 96 (1791) -- 10. Symphony No. 99 (1793) -- 11. Analytical and Historical Contexts -- Index of Haydn's Compositions
Control code
ocm31815427
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9780198163923
Lccn
94049097 /MN
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31815427
  • (Sirsi) a568593

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