Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

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[+] Vaughan Williams, Ralph. "How Do We Make Music?" In National Music and Other Essays, ed. Michael Kennedy, 215-25. 2nd ed. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Among the ways music is made is by the re-use of similar ideas. Three fugue subjects by J. S. Bach, Handel, and Mozart, are each built on the same phrase.

Works: Bach: Fugue No. 20 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (218); Handel: "And with His Stripes" from Messiah (217); Mozart: "Kyrie" from the Requiem (218).

Index Classifications: 1700s

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