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Motif in Music

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Grey, Thomas S. "… wie ein rother Faden: On the Origins of r'leitmotif' as Critical Construct and Musical Practice." In Music Theory in the Age of Romanticism, edited by Ian Bent. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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Koch, Heinrich Christoph. Introductory Essay on Composition: The Mechanical Rules of Melody (Sections 3 and 4). Leipzig, Germany, 1787. Translated, with an introduction, by Nancy Kovaleff Baker. New Haven, Conn., and London: Yale University Press, 1983.

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Yeston, Maury. The Stratification of Musical Rhythm. New Haven, Conn., and London: Yale University Press, 1976.

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