Music: Music Theory

  • Baroque Resonances: Selected Essays book cover

    Baroque Resonances

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rosand

    This collection of studies by Ellen Rosand represents the range of her contribution to the history and criticism of music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Varied in focus and scope, each of these studies is directed toward developing an understanding of the ways in which music works--…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Critical Musicology Series

  • 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 – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Michael Finnissy at 70: Bright Futures, Dark Pasts book cover

    Michael Finnissy at 70

    Bright Futures, Dark Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Pace, Nigel McBride

    The composer and pianist Michael Finnissy (b. 1946) is an unmistakeable presence in the British and international new music scene, both for his immeasurable generosity as prolific composer for many different types of musicians, major advocate for the works of others, and performer and conductor who…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • The Digital Score: Musicianship, Creativity and Innovation book cover

    The Digital Score

    Musicianship, Creativity and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Craig Vear

    Digital technology is transforming the musical score as a broad array of innovative score systems have become available to musicians. From attempts to mimic the print score, to animated and graphical scores, to artificial intelligence-based options, digital scoring affects the musical process by…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    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 – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-12 
    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 – 2019-02-20 
    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

  • 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 – 2018-12-21 
    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 – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

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