Ives: Concord Sonata: Piano Sonata No. 2 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Ives: Concord Sonata: Piano Sonata No. 2 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)


Charles Ives' substantial harmony Sonata, his moment sonata for piano, named after town of harmony in Massachusetts, is vital to his output and obviously displays his aesthetic viewpoint. Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the paintings therefore presents an awesome advent to this attention-grabbing composer. This instruction manual discusses the Sonata's reception background and its compositional genesis, in addition to offering a close account of the work's thematic content material, its use of borrowed fabric, and the measure to which this system is stimulated through the harmony Transcendentalists.

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