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Title Engaging music : essays in music analysis / edited by Deborah Stein.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780 ENGA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-339) and index.
Contents Introduction to writing analytical essays / William Marvin -- pt. I. Introduction to analytical topics and techniques: Rhythm, meter, and phrase: 1. The Phrase rhythm of Chopin's A-flat Mazurka, op. 59, no. 2 / Charles Burkhart. 2. Hypermeter and hypermeter irregularity in the songs of Josephine Lang / Harald Krebs. Pitch: 3. Schenker's conception of musical structure / Allen Forte. 4. 'Learn to draw Bob Hope!' Mort Drucker, Arnold Schoenberg, and twelve-tone music / Andrew Mead. Form: 5. Analyzing the unity within contrast: Chick Corea's 'Starlight' / Ramon Satyendra. 6. Form in rock music: a primer / John Covach. Musical ambiguity: 7. Introduction to musical ambiguity / Deborah Stein. 8. Attacking a Brahms puzzle / Edward T. Cone.
pt. II. Model essays: text and music: 9. Figaro's mistakes / David B. Lewin. 10. Motive and text in four Schubert songs / Carl Schachter. 11. Isolde's transfiguration in words and music / Patrick McCreless. 12. Meaning in a popular song: The Representation of masochist desire in Sarah McLachlan's 'Ice' / Lori Burns. 13. In search of Purcell's Dido / Janet Schmalfeldt -- pt. III. Model essays: instrumental: Performance and analysis. 14. The Presto from Bach's G-Minor sonata for violin solo: style rhythm, and form in a baroque moto perpetuo / Joel Lester. 15. Dramatic progression in Haydn, Sonata no. 46 in A-flat, Adagio / Marion A. Guck.
Form. 16. Formal and expressive intensification in Shostakovich's String quartet no. 8, second movement / Roger Graybill. 17. Playing with forms: Mozart's Rondo in D major, K. 485 / William Rothstein. Pitch: 18. Two post-tonal analysis, Webern, 'Wie bin ich froh!' from Three songs, op. 25; Schoenberg, 'Nacht' from Pierrot Lunaire, op. 21 / Joseph N. Straus. 19. 'This music crept by me upon the waters': introverted motives in Beethoven's 'Tempest' sonata / Richard Cohn. 20. 'Rounding up the usual suspects?': The Enigmatic narrative of Chopin's C-sharp minor Prelude / Charles J. Smith. Texture. 21. Texture and timbre in Barbara Kolb's Millefoglie for chamber orchestra and computer-generated tape / Judith Lochhea. Scores. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Index.
Other author Stein, Deborah J. (Deborah Jane)
Subject Musical analysis.
ISBN 0195170105

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