A Capricious Aspect of a Haydn Quartet: Parallels Linking Musical Phrasing to Italian Poetic Theory

  • Sven H. Hansell
Keywords: Haydn, Capriccio, String quartet, Mu-sico-poetic structures, Rhythm, Phrase

Abstract

Haydn’s Quartet op. 9, no.6, illustrates the application of poetic conventions to music. Viewed as a Capriccio, movement 1 discloses a labyrinthine rhythmic structure both didactic and amusing. A table of musical rhythms and inventory of musical phrase types supplement analyses.

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Published
2007-12-01
How to Cite
HansellS. H. (2007). A Capricious Aspect of a Haydn Quartet: Parallels Linking Musical Phrasing to Italian Poetic Theory. Musicological Annual, 43(2), 43-56. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.43.2.43-56
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