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Published: 28 June 2021

408 Pages | 277 music examples, 34 figures

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197548905

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Hypermetric Manipulations in Haydn and Mozart

Chamber Music for Strings, 1787 - 1791

Danuta Mirka

Oxford Studies in Music Theory

  • Traces the development of eighteenth-century terminology related to phrase structure and brings to light the analogy between measures and phrases adopted by eighteenth-century authors.
  • Presents a systematic classification of phrases, phrase linkages and phrase expansions.
  • Posits a dynamic model of hypermeter which allows the analyst to trace the effect of hypermetric manipulations in real time.