Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

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[+] Kirby, F. E. "Beethoven's Pastorale Symphony as a Sinfonia Caracteristica." The Musical Quarterly 56 (October 1970): 605-23. Reprinted in The Creative World of Beethoven, ed. Paul Henry Lang, 103-21. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.

Among the various pastoral elements in Beethoven's 6th symphony are the use of a genuine ranz des vaches melody, characteristic Austrian rhythms, bagpipe sounds, and bird calls.

Index Classifications: 1800s

Contributed by: Marc Moskovitz

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