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Sonata Forms, Revised Edition

Sonata Forms, Revised Edition

Charles Rosen

ISBN: 978-0-393-30219-6

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416 pages

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Charles Rosen says of sonata form: "[It] is not a definite form like a minuet, a da capo aria, or a French overture; it is, like the fugue, a way of writing, a feeling for proportion, direction, and texture rather than a pattern."