Music: Music Theory

  • Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form book cover

    Schenkerian Analysis

    Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form, 2nd Edition

    By David Beach

    Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form, Second Edition is a textbook directed at all those—whether beginners or more advanced students—interested in gaining understanding of and facility at applying Schenker’s ideas on musical structure. It begins with an overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Music Theory Essentials: A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials book cover

    Music Theory Essentials

    A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials, 1st Edition

    By Jason W. Solomon

    Music Theory Essentials offers an antidote to music theory textbooks that are overly long and dense. Focusing on the essentials, this text provides a clear-cut guide to the key concepts of music theory. Beginning with no assumptions about music theory knowledge, the book covers the core elements of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

  • The Music of Gabriel Fauré: Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion book cover

    The Music of Gabriel Fauré

    Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion, 1st Edition

    By James W. Sobaskie

    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) was a master of widely acknowledged influence on the subsequent generation of composers that included Maurice Ravel and Les six. He studied under Louis Niedermeyer and Camille Saint-Saëns, and sought a distinctive style in his piano pieces and numerous songs. The…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Variations and Variation Technique in the Music of Chopin book cover

    Variations and Variation Technique in the Music of Chopin

    1st Edition

    By Zofia Chechlińska

    While Chopin composed only a few works in variation form, he employed variations and variation technique in the majority of his works. Multiple modified repetitions of musical units on different levels of a work are so typical of Chopin’s works that this may be considered one of the chief…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory: Lessons from Great Composers book cover

    Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package) book cover

    Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

    Pack – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956 book cover

    The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    1st Edition

    By Beata Boleslawska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw - sometimes called the Polish October - in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the ’Warsaw Autumn’ International Festival of Contemporary Music…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Textbook, Third Edition book cover

    Theory for Today's Musician Textbook, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Third Edition book cover

    Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach: Reconsidering Authorship and the Musical Work book cover

    Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach: Reconsidering Authorship and the Musical Work

    1st Edition

    By Roberto Alonso Trillo

    While the study and redefinition of the notion of authorship and its relationship to the idea of the literary work have played a central role in recent research on literature, semiotics, and related disciplines, its impact on contemporary musicology is still limited. Why? What implications would a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on the Music of Christopher Fox: Straight Lines in Broken Times book cover

    Perspectives on the Music of Christopher Fox

    Straight Lines in Broken Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rose Dodd

    Christopher Fox (1955) has emerged as one of the most fascinating composers of the post-war generation. His spirit of experimentalism pervades an oeuvre in which he has blithely created his own version of a range of contemporary musical practices. In his work many of the major expressions of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought book cover

    Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Impett

    Of the post-war, post-serialist generation of European composers, it was Luigi Nono who succeeded not only in identifying and addressing aesthetic and technical questions of his time, but in showing a way ahead to a new condition of music in the twenty-first century. His music has found a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge

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