Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatas
This study of analysis, performance and reception of Mozart's piano sonatas is written from the perspective of a musicologist who is also a perfomer, and for whom analysis is always contextualized by reception issues rather than itself being the context.
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Horizons of Understanding
Approaching the Texts
Embellishing Mozarts Texts
Epilogue Listening to Texts
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Allegro Allegro con spirito alternative analytical Andante Andreas Staier approach arpeggio Artaria articulation autograph beat Beethoven beginning Brautigam's C. P. E. Bach cadence cadential cantabile chord chromatic composer composition conception context contrasting counterpoint Cramer creative crotchet demisemiquavers development section dissonance dynamic edition embellishments end of bar exposition expressive finale fingering flat forte fortepiano gesture half-bar harmonic historical historically informed performances improvised instance instrument interpretation interpretive community Johann Andreas Stein keyboard left hand legato listener major Sonata marks material meaning melodic movement Mozart's music Mozart's notation Mozart's piano sonatas Mozart's sonatas Mozart's texts narrative notated text octave opening theme original particular passage pattern performance perhaps phrase player playing Potter's precise quaver quaver pairs recapitulation Reicha's relation repeat of bar represented rhythmic right-hand Ronald Brautigam semiquaver sequential slurring sonata form staccato Stein structure suggests tempo texture thematic Tom Beghin tonal tonic upbeat virtuosity W. A. Mozart Walter