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We would need to push the boundaries of what creative AI could do by teaching the machine Beethoven’s creative process—how he would take a few bars of music and painstakingly develop them into stirring symphonies, quartets, and sonatas.An AI finished Beethoven’s final symphony. But is it good?|Ahmed Elgammal/The Conversation|September 26, 2021|Popular-Science
One afternoon we were watching Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata.
From the first shots of Autumn Sonata it's clear that this is going to be slow going.
If the book were a piece of music, it would be a sonata of interlocking monologues.
With the dialogue all in Japanese, this feline plays a Tokyo Sonata of its own.Catdance Film Festival: The 7 Most Hilarious Shorts (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Stop puttering around, sit down at your desk, and write out the speech or practice the sonata 100 times.
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
It was one day when a student from the Stuttgardt conservatory attempted to play the Sonata Appassionata.
He took me to the house of a musical friend of his who was to lend me his grand piano, and there we tried our sonata.
At all events, he seemed entirely satisfied, and said, "We could have played that sonata without rehearsing it."
The Waltz without opus number and the Sonata, Op. 4, are likewise posthumous publications.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
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A musical composition for one or two instruments, usually in three or four movements. The sonata of the classic era in music had a definite arrangement for its movements: the first and fourth had a fast tempo, the second had a slow tempo, and the third was in either playful style (a “scherzo”) or in dance form (a “minuet”).