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Author Gjerdingen, Robert O.

Title A classic turn of phrase : music and the psychology of convention / Robert O. Gjerdingen.

Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1988.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  781.11 G449c    ---  Available
Description x, 299 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm.
Series Studies in the criticism and theory of music
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [292]-294.
Contents What is a schema? -- A new look at musical structure -- Style structures and musical archetypes -- Defining the changing-note archetype -- Schematic norms and variations -- A schema across time -- 1720-1754 : scattered examples -- 1755-1769 : sharp increases in population and typicality -- 1770-1779 : the peak -- 1780-1794 : new complications -- 1795-1900 : a legacy.
Subject Musical analysis -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 081228075X

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