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MUS 156
Tonal Analysis
Fall

An intensive study of a single analytical method or a comparative survey of various 20th-century analytical techniques, such as Schenkerian analysis, Schoenbergian tonal theory, and Lehrdahl and Jackendoff's generative theory for tonal music, as applied to a selection of tonal music. Readings from older treatises may also serve as possible guides to analysis and the formulation of historically tempered analytical methodologies.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
David Bernstein

Prerequisite:
MUS 155 and MUS 118

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: MUS 148

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts,

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Last Updated: 6/23/17