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The Double-period
Distinction Between Bipartite And Tripartite Forms
Lesson 4
Causes
The Sonatine Form
The Exposition
The Recapitulation
T The Second Rondo Form
The Third Rondo Form
The Necessity Of Form In Music


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The Exposition
The Recapitulation
Causes
Lesson 13
Relation To The Three-part Song-form
2 Abbreviation Of The Regular Form
4 Mixture Of Characteristic Traits
Lesson 19
Afterword
Exceptions


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Repetition Of The Parts





The enlargement of the Three-Part Song-form
is effected, in the majority of cases, by simply repeating the Parts.
The composer, in extending the dimensions of his original design,
resorts as usual to the most legitimate and natural means at his
disposal--that of repetition. By so doing, he reinforces the
principle of Unity, and, instead of obscuring, places the contents of
his design in a stronger and more convincing light. It is true that
the act of mere repetition involves the risk of monotony; but against
this the composer has an efficient safeguard,--that of variation. He
may modify and elaborate the repetition in any manner and to any extent
that seems desirable or necessary, the only limitations being that the
identity of the original Part must be preserved beyond all danger of
misapprehension, and (as a rule) that the cadences shall not be altered.

The act of repetition is applied to the First Part alone, and to the
Second and Third Parts together; very rarely to the Second Part
alone, or to the Third Part alone.





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