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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms.

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  • With short periods away, Beethoven's piano sonatas are probably the most lasting interest I have had in my life.
  • The term sonata in common usage can have one or more of three different meanings:
  • By the term sonata-piece, however, is meant the particular movement of the sonata which gives the name to the whole piece.
  • This sonata is a major piece of music for both the violin and, in transcription, the guitar. for more
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