What is a cadence? : Theoretical and analytical perspectives on cadences in the classical repertoire / Markus Neuwirth and Pieter Bergé (eds).

The concept of closure is crucial to understanding music from the "classical" style. This volume focuses on the primary means of achieving closure in tonal music: the cadence. Written by leading North American and European scholars, the nine essays assembled in this volume seek to account...

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Other Authors: Bergé, Pieter (Editor), Neuwirth, Markus, 1982- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Leuven, Belgium : Leuven Univerisity Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: What Is a Cadence? Nine perspectives / Markus Neuwirth and Pieter Bergé
  • Harmony and Cadence in Gjerdingen's "Prinner" / William E. Caplin
  • Beyond 'Harmony': The Cadence in the Partitura Tradition / Felix Diergarten
  • The Half Cadence and Related Analytic Fictions / Poundie Burstein
  • Fuggir la Cadenza, or The Art of Avoiding Cadential Closure: Physiognomy and Functions of Deceptive Cadences in the Classical Repertoire / Markus Neuwirth
  • The Mystery of the Cadential Six-Four / Danuta Mirka
  • The Mozartean Half Cadence / Nathan John Martin and Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers
  • "Hauptruhepuncte des Geistes": Punctuation Schemas and the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata / Vasili Byros
  • The Perception of Cadential Closure / David Sears
  • Towards a Syntax of the Classical Cadence / Martin Rohrmeier and Markus Neuwirth.