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Epilogue: Morning Song

Harald Krebs

in Fantasy Pieces

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780195116236
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199871308 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.003.0009
 Epilogue: Morning Song

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This epilogue analyzes one of Schumann's late piano works, the third of the Gesänge der Frühe (Morning Songs) op. 133. Although, as in most of Schumann's late works, there is much less metrical dissonance than in the works from the period before 1850, that device is a significant and pervasive feature of the movement.

Keywords: metrical dissonance; Schumann; late piano works

Chapter.  853 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

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