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  • Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Traditionby David Beach; Ryan McClelland

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition is a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in music analysis. It outlines a process of analyzing works in the Classical tradition by uncovering the construction of a piece of music?the formal, harmonic, rhythmic, and voice-leading organizations?as well... more...

  • Advanced Schenkerian Analysisby David Beach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Advanced Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form is a textbook for students with some background in Schenkerian theory. It begins with an overview of Schenker's theories, then progresses systematically from the phrase and their various combinations to longer and more complex works. Unlike other texts on this subject,... more...

  • Prolongation of Seventh Chords in Tonal Music: Volume IIby Yosef Goldenberg

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Prolongation of seventh chords is an intriguing phenomenon that theoretically ought not to exist. Schenkerian theory is based on the premise that prolongations apply to consonances alone, and the violation of this principle has far-reaching consequences. Yet, dissonances in general and seventh chords in particular are occasionally prolonged in traditional... more...

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Musicby Darren Henley; Sam Jackson

    Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 17.99

    For readers who are unsure of the difference between an alto and a contralto, wonder exactly when to applaud at a concert, or aren't even sure what music they should be listening to in the first place, this is the perfect guide All too often, potential classical music listeners are put off due to its perceived elitism. This book gleefully dispels... more...

  • Revisiting Music Theoryby Alfred Blatter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    Revisiting Music Theory: A Guide to the Practice contains the basics of music theory with the vocabulary used in harmonic and formal analysis. The book assumes few music reading skills, and progresses to include the basic materials of music from J. S. Bach to the twentieth century. Based on Blatter?s own three decades of teaching music theory, this... more...

  • Comprehensive Musical Analysisby John D. White

    Scarecrow Press 1994; US$ 49.99

    John D. White , composer and cellist, is the author of Understanding and Enjoying Music (1968), Music in Western Culture (1972), The Analysis of Music (1975; 2nd ed., Scarecrow, 1984), and Guidelines for College Teaching of Music Theory (Scarecrow, 1981). His music is widely performed, recorded and published, and he has served on the music... more...

  • Benno Signitzerby Franz Rest; Astrid Spatzier; Stefan Wehmeier

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    ?Das Thema Public Relations hat Benno Signitzer im deutschsprachigen Raum federführend in die universitäre Lehre und Forschung eingebracht. Die erschienenen Aufsätze Signitzers zu Public Relations, Public Diplomacy und Gesundheitskommunikation werden vereint und zugänglich gemacht. Der rote Faden, der sich durch die Publikationen Benno Signitzers zieht,... more...

  • Analyzing Classical Formby William E. Caplin

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 64.99

    Analyzing Classical Form builds upon the foundations of the author's critically acclaimed Classical Form by offering an approach to the analysis of musical form that is especially suited for classroom use. Providing ample material for study in both undergraduate and graduate courses, Analyzing Classical Form presents the most up-to-date version... more...

  • Composing for the Cinemaby Ennio Morricone; Sergio Miceli; Gillian B. Anderson

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    With nearly 400 scores to his credit, Ennio Morricone is one of the most prolific and influential film composers working today. In Composing for the Cinema , Morricone and musicologist Sergio Miceli present a series of lectures on the composition and analysis of film music. Adapted from several lectures and seminars, these lessons show how sound... more...

  • An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Styleby Robert Stewart

    Scarecrow Press 1994; US$ 59.99

    Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 1. Basic Materials and Melodic Writing Chapter 4 2. Counterpoint in Two Parts Chapter 5 3. Counterpoint in Three Parts Chapter 6 4. Counterpoint in Four and Five Parts Part 7 Appendix A Part 8 Appendix B Part 9 Selected Bibliography Part 10 Index more...