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Heinrich Schenker

An Annotated Index To His Analyses of Musical Works

Larry Laskowski
1978

207 pp.

0 illustrations

ISBN: 978-0918728067

hardback $52.00


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Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) is recognized today as the most important music theorist of the twentieth century. Schenker wrote a number of major theoretical works in which he provided insight into literally hundreds of pieces of music. Since Schenker's theories are closely tied to the interpretation and performance of music his ideas are receiving ever-widening attention from performers as well as scholars. Clearly organized meticulously researched and carefully annotated the Index makes it possible to ascertain quickly if Schenker wrote about a certain piece and where the analysis may be found. Also each entry includes precise measure number references as well as a short description of each subsequent discussion of that analysis.Thus fo r the first time musicians will be able to locate Schenker's analyses quickly and efficiently. Scholars and performers will find this reference work an invaluable aid in their research writing and teaching.
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