MUT 570

Analytical Techniques of Music

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Spring Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: Conservatory Master of Music students only

This course will concentrate on the development of a variety of analytical skills and will examine compositions from all historical periods. In addition to harmony and form, topics that will be discussed include: articulation and phrasing; accent, rhythm and meter; the analysis of structural pitches (Schenkerian Analysis); texture; timbre and instrumentation; and the concept of a "correct" stylistic interpretation.