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Engaging music : essays in music analysis

Author: Deborah Jane Stein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. PrView all editions and formats

This collection of model essays is designed to provide advanced undergraduates and graduates majoring in music with exemplary models of music analysis. The book would be a useful supplement to the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Jane Stein
ISBN: 9780195170108 0195170105
OCLC Number: 249107993
Description: XIV, 346 Seiten : Diagramme, Notenbeispiele ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceWilliam Marvin: Introduction to Writing Analytical EssaysPart I. Introduction to Analytical Topics and TechniquesRhythm, Meter, and Phrase: 1: Charles Burkhart: The Phrase Rhythm (and willful slurs) of Chopin's A-flat Mazurka, Op. 59, No. 22: Harald Krebs: Hypermeter and Hypermetric Irregularity in the Songs of Josephine LangPitch: 3: Schenker's Conception of Musical Structure, Allen Forte4: Andrew Mead: "Learn to Draw Bob Hope!" Mort Drucker, Arnold Schoenberg, and Twelve-Tone MusicForm: 5: Ramon Satyendra: Analyzing the Unity within Contrast: Chic Corea's "Starlight"6: John Covach: Form in Rock Music: A PrimerMusical Ambiguity: 7: Deborah Stein: Introduction to Musical Ambiguity8: Edward T. Cone: Attacking a Brahms PuzzlePart II. Model Essays: Text and Music9: David B. Lewin: Figaro's Mistakes10: Motive and Text in Four Schubert Songs, Carl Schachter11: Patrick McCreless: Isolde's Transfiguration in Words and Music12: Lori Burns: Meaning in a Popular Song: The Representation of Masochistic Desire in Sarah McLachlan's "Ice"13: Janet Schmalfeldt: In Search of Purcell's DidoPart III. Model Essays: InstrumentalPerformance and Analysis: 14: Joel Lester: The Presto from Bach's G-Minor Sonata for Violin Solo: Style, Rhythm, and Form in a Baroque Moto Perpetuo15: Marion A. Gluck: Dramatic Progression in Haydn, Sonata No. 46 in A-flat, AdagioForm: 16: Roger Graybill: Formal and Expressive Intensification in Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8, Second Movement17: William Rothstein: Playing with Forms: Mozart's Rondo in D Major, K. 485Pitch: 18: Joseph N. Straus: Two Post-tonal Analyses, Webern, "Wie bin ich froh!" from Three Songs, Op. 25; Schoenberg, "Nacht," from Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 2119: Richard Cohn: "This music crept by me upon the waters": Introverted Motives in Beethoven's "Tempest" Sonata20: Charles J. Smith: Rounding Up the Usual Suspects?: The Enigmatic Narrative of Chopin's C-sharp Minor PreludeTexture: 21: Judith Lochhead: Texture and Timbre in Barbara Kolb's Millefoglie for Chamber Orchestra and Computer-Generated TapeScoresGlossarySelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Stein.
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