On the Performance of Beethoven's Symphonies

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Edwin F. Kalmus, 1907 - Symphonies - 195 pages

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Page 128 - Nor do the two lines simply run together: there is some point of balance between the end of the first and the beginning of the second, a pause, a meditative silence like a rest in music.
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Page 98 - ... increase of speed may continue until full vivace time* is reached in the 5th bar of the 6/8 time, at the entry of the main theme. No gradation in strength should be thought of, except the crescendo prescribed in the 4* bar of the vivace. The vivace time itself, which has the metronome mark J = 104, should not be too quick, otherwise the movement loses in strength and clearness.

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