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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020307.

Sonatas by Franz Liszt and Aaron Copland


Jing Yang

Corresponding Author:
Jing Yang

School of Music, Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing210036, China
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The genre of sonata is unique of forms in piano music, after Beethoven’s works of sonatas, the form of sonatas had been changed. Since Romantic time, composers had been created new genre for sonatas, understanding different genres of sonatas are important.


sonata; sonata form; cyclicism; a single movement sonata; neoclassical sonata

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Jing Yang. Sonatas by Franz Liszt and Aaron Copland. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 3: 29-33. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020307.


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