Capriccio: a composition for symphonic orchestra

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A body of works titled 'capriccio' have existed for over four hundred years. Most of these works are characterized by a composers abandonment of expected stylistic norms. Guided only by the fanciful whim of the composer, a capriccio exhibits extreme contrasts in the various parameters of a musical composition including melody, harmony, counterpoint, mood and texture. The composition embedded in these compositional parameters as its point of departure and development.

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Walczyk, Kevin August 1994.

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A body of works titled 'capriccio' have existed for over four hundred years. Most of these works are characterized by a composers abandonment of expected stylistic norms. Guided only by the fanciful whim of the composer, a capriccio exhibits extreme contrasts in the various parameters of a musical composition including melody, harmony, counterpoint, mood and texture. The composition embedded in these compositional parameters as its point of departure and development.

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Walczyk, Kevin. Capriccio: a composition for symphonic orchestra, thesis or dissertation, August 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935623/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .