A Guide to Musical Analysis

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Oxford University Press, 1994 - Musical analysis - 376 pages
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This extremely practical introduction to musical analysis explores the factors that give unity and coherence to musical masterpieces. Having first identified and explained the most important analytical methods, Nicholas Cook examines given compositions from the last two hundred years to show how different analytical procedures suit different types of music.
  

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Contents

Traditional methods of analysis
7
Schenkcrian analysis
27
Psychological approaches to analysis
67
What does musical analysis tell us?
215
Worked examples of analysis
235
Song of Simeon
251
HI Some problem pieces
335
Suggeitions for further reading
372
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About the author (1994)

Nicholas Cook is at University of Southampton.

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