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Tonal Space in the Music of Antonio Vivaldi

  • Author: Brover-Lubovsky, Bella

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Contents

  • Contents
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Editorial Conventions and Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Estro armonico
  • 1. Vivaldi's "Harmony" and the Paradox of Historical Recognition
  • 2. Theory of Tonal Organization in Eighteenth-Century Italy
  • Part 2. Key and Mode
  • 3. Tonality and Key Characteristics
  • 4. Modal Implications in Tonal Organization
  • 5. The Interaction of Major and Minor Modes
  • 6. Functioning of Tonality in Large-Scale Composition
  • Part 3. Harmony and Syntax
  • 7. Lament Bass
  • 8. Sequence
  • 9. Pedal Point
  • 10. Cadence
  • Part 4. Tonal Structure
  • 11. General Premises
  • 12. Functioning of Harmonic Degrees in Tonal Structure
  • 13. Tonal Structure and the Choice of Tonality
  • 14. Tonal Structure in Cyclic Compositions
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index