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accessory passages analysed Ancient Binary Form Andante beat of bar Beethoven begin and end Canon chant CHAPTER coda commences composition consists contrapuntal curtailed developments divided dominant pedal double bar ear to expect effect eight bars example flat major four bars fourth strain fugal Fugue Form full close Handel's Harmony and Counterpoint Haydn hearer ideas interpolated introduced key of F last bar leading back minuet and trio Minuet Form mode modern binary form Mozart old binary form original key original melodies perfect cadence perfectly regular periods of eight phrase of four pianoforte portion regular form regular melody regular minuet relative major repeated rhythm ritornello rules scales scherzo second division second movement second subject second theme semitones sixteen bars sonatas stringed instruments student subdivided into strains symphony Ternary Form theme in original tonic treble variations variety voice whole piece words
Page 59 - ... THERE are many compositions which cannot be brought under any of the foregoing heads, and which yet possess a certain regularity of structure peculiar to themselves. Some writers would class all these works together, as composed in the " Coupe de Fantaisie,
Page 8 - ... principle, symmetry as the second; it is in symmetry that music and poetry agree. Every regular melody may be divided into Periods, Phrases, and Strains. These Ouseley calls the prosody of music. He illustrates these terms by quoting the beginning of the Huntsman's Chorus in Weber's Der Freyschuetz: This, taken altogether, is a Period — a complete sentence ending with a full stop. It is divided into two Phrases of equal length, and each Phrase is divided into two equal Strains. The Strains...
Page 7 - ... powerful influence in transforming the rhythm of words, parallels of construction might be expected when the rhythm of the two is in complete accord. Ouseley, in writing on Melody, mentions tonality as the first fundamental principle, symmetry as the second; it is in symmetry that music and poetry agree. Every regular melody may be divided into Periods, Phrases, and Strains. These Ouseley calls the prosody of music. He illustrates these terms by quoting the beginning of the Huntsman's Chorus...
Page 32 - Jiggs, and other old-fashioned dance-tunes, such as were used to make up "sets," or "suites de pièces," down to the days of Bach and Handel.