The nonsense of an ending: Closure in Haydn's string quartets

Edwards, George
September 1991
Musical Quarterly;Fall91, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p227
Academic Journal
Discusses the closures in Joseph Haydn's quartets. Underestimation of Haydn's subversive and disruptive aspects; Haydn's popular references; One of several versions of an anecdote from Haydn's period as a street musician; Criticisms; Tovey's recounts; Examples of Haydn's endings; Incomplete and ambiguous resolution; Perceptions; More.


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