sonata-form, as will be shown later on, has been evolved from old binary form.
It remains to speak of the beginning and end of the sonata-form.
The sonata-form of the first movement in each case may have suggested the title.
It is important to distinguish between sonata and sonata-form.
This work consists of one movement (Allegro) in sonata-form.
The composition receives its name from the fact that its first movement is cast in sonata-form.
As for the structure, Schumann clings too closely to the sonata-form.
And in neither case was the first movement in sonata-form; the one in E flat does not even contain such a movement.
Beginning with Beethoven, however, composers began to exhibit great freedom in the application of the sonata-form.
Before going further, it is well to point out a confusion which often arises between the terms Sonata and sonata-form.