Its impassioned episodes seem to have been afterward inserted.
They cannot govern society by episodes, incidents, and eruptions.
I am digressing from myself to the play-house; but a barren plan must be filled with episodes.
The episodes of this Ballade are so attenuated of any grosser elements that none but psychical meanings should be read into them.
Two subjects, a melody in the tonic, another usually in the dominant, came to set forth the exposition of the opening movement, leading to a free development, with various episodes, and an assured return to the original statement.
Beethoven further advanced the technique of the symphony, and proved its power to "strike fire from the soul of man." Varying his themes while repeating them, adding spice to his episodes and working out his entire scheme with consummate skill, he was able to construct from a motive of a few notes a mighty epic tone-poem.