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sonata
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms — usually for a solo instrument, but possibly for or a small ensemble
  • Children, most astute of match-makers, plot their campaigns quickly, and Sally had played a clever correspondence sonata to Isabelle's excitable temperament.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (48% in)
  • "I've read 'Anna Karenina' and the 'Kreutzer Sonata' of course, but Tolstoi is mostly in the original Russian as far as I'm concerned."
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (11% in)
  • He could not sleep, so he turned on his reading-lamp and, taking down the "Kreutzer Sonata," searched it carefully for the germs of Burne's enthusiasm.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (13% in)

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