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By Raymond Monelle

The Musical subject discusses 3 tropes prominently featured in Western ecu tune: the search, the army, and the pastoral. Raymond Monelle presents an in-depth cultural and old examine of musical topics―short melodic figures, harmonic or rhythmic formulae wearing literal or lexical meaning―through attention in their starting place, thematization, manifestation, and which means. The Musical subject indicates the connections of musical desiring to literature, social historical past, and the high-quality arts.

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