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Sonata Fragments: Romantic Narratives in Chopin, Schumann, and Brahms

  • Author: Davis, Andrew

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Contents

  • Introduction Romantic Musical Discourse, Or, A Rhetoric Of Romantic Music
  • Part I . Fragmentation and Atemporality
  • 1. Fragmentation: Aesthetics of Nineteenth-Century Romanticism
  • 2. Atemporality in Narrative and Music
  • Part II . Structural and Rhetorical Strategies in Music with and Without Text
  • 3. Music With Text: Two Slow Movements by Brahms
  • 4. Music Without Text: Forms of Atemporality
  • Part III . Brahms's Piano Sonatas
  • 5. Treatment of the Medial Caesura
  • 6. Treatment of the S-Space
  • 7. Treatment of the Development and Recapitulation
  • 8. Treatment of the Slow
  • Introduction and Coda
  • Conclusion Selected
  • Bibliography
  • Index