CRITICAL FORUM. Allen Cadwallader and David Gagne, Analysis of Tonal Music: A. Schenkerian Approach (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). viii+ pp. Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach, by Allen Cadwallader and David Gagn£. (New York: Oxford University Press, ). Reviewed by David. Allen Cadwallader is Professor of Music Theory at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he teaches counterpoint, tonal harmony, and Schenkerian analysis.

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Part 2 presents complete compositions by formal category, beginning with one-part forms; proceeding through binary, ternary, and rondo forms; and concluding with the sonata principle.

Analysis of Tonal Music – Allen Cadwallader; David Gagne – Oxford University Press

Read more Read less. A good test of this boo! Some Basic Elaborations of Fundamental Structures. The sequencing of the text makes it difficult to glean a holistic understanding of the method.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The text presents an authentic understanding of the tradition of Schenker’s theory; it far supersedes any competitors, and it is the only Schenkerian text I recommend.

Analysis of Tonal Music

Merinde marked it as to-read Aug 08, These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Oxford University Press; 3 edition September 3, Language: Tonxl Schenkerian Approach by Allen Cadwallader Festschrift in Honor of Carl Schachter David Ward added it Aug 03, To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.


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The first part of the volume provides the foundation for the analysis of complete pieces and includes discussions of melody, counterpoint, bass-line structures, the Imaginary Continuo, linear techniques, and the essential fo of the Ursatz and its elaborations; the presentation of complete compositions in Part II is organized by formal category. Choose your country or region Close. Showing of 9 reviews. Waihay added it Mar 20, Son Nguyen marked it as to-read Jan 18, This book is very helpful in introducing Schenkerian theory.

This approach teaches students how to think about and critically examine music in ways that will inform their understanding and performance of great compositions of Western art music. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Steve marked it as to-read Feb 16, This book was extremely useful for learning schenkerian analysis, xadwallader future editions could include a glossary and maybe simpler descriptions. Oberlin Alumni marked it as to-read Feb 25, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


In a graduate course I took recently, the professor spent large portions of class just answering questions about places we were confused by the text. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. A Schenkerian Approach, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction og Schenker’s ideas and demonstrates how they can be applied toward a better understanding of tonal music.

Classical Form William E. I did not personally have any issues with Schenker’s ideas or app I read this book for a Graduate level analyss on Schenkerian Analysis. Rather than relying on stereotypical models or formulas, authors Allen Cadwallader and David Gagne use specific, memorable compositions to explain structural principles.

A Schenkerian Approach, Second Edition, explains the fundamental principles of Schenkerian analysis by focusing on the music tonla. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.