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Practical Approach to the Study of Form in Music
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Waveland Pr Inc
Publication date July 1, 1994
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780881338065
ISBN-10 0881338060
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $46.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Learning music's organizing principles . . . Approaching the study of form as an exercise in perceiving the interaction of a number of discrete musical events, Spencer and Temko's book embodies much more than a search for visual clues. Students of form develop perceptual tools that allow them to proceed from the aural experience to an understanding of the arch-principles upon which music is organized. The authors hold that the organizing principles of a given piece of music may be gleaned from studying: the internal attributes that give a section its specific identity; the functional relations between sections; the ordering of those sections.

Title of related interest from Waveland Press: Spring-Hutcheson, Musical Form and Analysis: Time, Pattern, Proportion (ISBN 9781478607229).

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Hardcover
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With Peter M. Temko | from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1988); titled "A Practical Approach to the Study of Form in Music"
9780136890508 | details & prices | List price $58.60
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from Waveland Pr Inc (July 1, 1994)
9780881338065 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $46.95
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