A Guide to Musical Analysis

A Guide to Musical Analysis

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This extremely practical introduction to musical analysis explores the factors that give unity and coherence to musical masterpieces. Having first identified and explained the most important analytical methods, Nicholas Cook examines given compositions from the last two hundred years to show how different analytical procedures suit different types of music.Indeed it is a characteristic of Toveya#39;s to point to peculiarities ot style without making any attempt to explain them in theoretical ... observations such as Toveya#39;s make, if nothing more, an excellent starting point for a more technical analysis.

Title:A Guide to Musical Analysis
Author:Nicholas Cook
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1994


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