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Studies on the History of Musical Style

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The author analyzes the techniques of Machaut, of harmonic polyphony, of Josquin des Prez, Bach, and the classical and romantic sonata allegro with a method that has been compared to the explications de texte popular in literary criticism, though few works of this kind have been available in the field of musicology.

His aim is not limited to enumerating observable character
Hardcover, 345 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Wayne State University Press
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Robin Boudreaux
Mar 20, 2010 Robin Boudreaux rated it it was amazing
this taught me to love the music of g. machaut! especially good is the analysis of bach and machaut's melodic styles!
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