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Satz (Ger.)locked

  • William Drabkin
  •  and Ingeborg Pfingsten

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Originally, a musical setting or the act of polyphonic composition; under the influence of the grammar of spoken language, it has come to mean theme, period and especially movement (of a sonata, suite etc.), as well as style and texture.

The most general definition, ‘musical setting’, is based on the derivation of ...

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