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Benward, Bruce and Marilyn Saker. Music in Theory and Practice. St. Louis: McGraw-Hill Companies, 2003.

Grout, Jay Donald and Claude V. Palisca. A History of Western Music, 6th Ed. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2001.

Plantinga, Leon. Romantic Music. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1984.

Randel, Don Michael, ed. The New Harvard Dictionary of Music. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, 1986.

Webster, James. “Sonata Form.” Grove Music Online ed. L. Macy (Accessed [3 Dec. 2005]), http://www.grovemusic.com.lp.hscl.ufl.edu