Explorations in Schenkerian Analysis

Explorations in Schenkerian Analysis

Edited by David Beach, Su Yin Mak


University of Rochester Press



Displays the range and diversity of Schenkerian studies today in fifteen essays covering music from Bach through Debussy and Strauss.
Explorations in Schenkerian Analysis is a collection of fifteen essays dedicated to the memory of Edward Laufer, an influential advocate of Schenker's method. The chapters are presented in chronological order by composer, opening with Charles Burkhart's contribution, which is presented as a letter to Edward Laufer (written before his death), and ending with excerpts from Stephen Slottow's 2003 interview with Laufer (in an appendix).

While the unifying focus is Schenkerian analysis, there is considerable variety in the approaches taken by the contributors. There is also variety in the composers represented, ranging from Bach to Debussy and Strauss. The volume thus displays the scope and diversity of Schenkerian studies today.

CONTRIBUTORS: Mark Anson-Cartwright, David Beach, Matthew Brown, Charles Burkhart, L. Poundie Burstein, Timothy L. Jackson, Roger Kamien, Leslie Kinton, Su Yin Mak, Ryan McClelland, Don McLean, Boyd Pomeroy, William Rothstein, Frank Samarotto, Stephen Slottow, Lauri Suurpää

David Beach is professor emeritus and former dean of the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Su Yin Mak is associate professor of music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


December 2016
222 line illustrations
372 pages
9x6 in
Eastman Studies in Music
ISBN: 9781580465595
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
University of Rochester Press
BISAC MUS020000, MUS041000, MUS006000
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