Exploring the classical and romantic elements in Schubert's piano works
—Take the first movement of Schubert's Piano Sonata in A major D664 as an example
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Due to the influence of the times and environment, Schubert's piano sonatas embody the changes of the late classical period and the freedom of the early romanticism, and this lyrical and casual free style laid the cornerstone for the development of romantic music performance. This paper takes Schubert's Piano in A major D664 as an example, and analyzes the classical and romantic elements in Schubert's piano sonatas by examining the background of Schubert's time and composition, as well as the structure of the piece, harmonic weaving, melodic themes, and tonal modality. In this way, the musical style of Schubert's works will be examined more clearly.
Schubert, sonata, classical, romantic, structure, theme melody, weaving and harmonic language