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Author Larson, Steve, 1955-

Title Analyzing jazz : a Schenkerian approach / Steve Larson.

Published Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon, c2009.

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 UniM Southbank  781.65 Lar    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 204 p. : ill., music ; 23 x 31 cm.
Series Harmonologia: studies in music theory ; no. 15
Harmonologia series ; no. 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-204)
Contents Introduction -- Questions about method -- "'Round midnight" -- A solo-piano performance by Oscar Peterson -- Ensemble performances by Bill Evans -- Conclusions.
Summary Demonstrates that the theories of Heinrich Schenker can illuminate not only the technical aspects of jazz, but also its artistic content. The book offers detailed analysis of Larson's transcriptions into musical notation of five complete recorded performances of Thelonious Monk's classic jazz composition "'Round Midnight" : two recorded by the composer, one by Oscar Peterson, and two by Bill Evans.
Subject Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation.
Schenkerian analysis.
ISBN 9781576471869 (alk. paper)
1576471861 (alk. paper)