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Sonata Forms

Charles Rosen



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WW Norton & Co
17 August 1988
Music; Theory of music & musicology
Charles Rosen says of sonata form: [It] is not a definite form like a minuet, a da capo aria, or a French overture; it is, like the fugue, a way of writing, a feeling for proportion, direction, and texture rather than a pattern.
By:   Charles Rosen
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Revised Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 33mm
Weight:   552g
ISBN:   9780393302196
ISBN 10:   0393302199
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   17 August 1988
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Charles Rosen, professor of music and social thought at the University of Chicago, has also taught at the State University of New York-Stony Brook and delivered the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University. His recitals and other performances have won the highest critical acclaim, as have his books, The Classical Style and The Romantic Generation. When he is not concertizing, Rosen lives in New York.

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