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Harmony in Chopin free pdf Chopin's oeuvre holds a secure place in the repertoire, beloved by audiences, performers, and aesthetes. In Harmony in Chopin, David Damschroder offers a new way to examine and understand Chopin's compositional style, integrating Schenkerian structural analyses with an innovative perspective on harmony and further developing ideas and methods put forward in his earlier books Thinking about Harmony, Harmony in Schubert, and Harmony in Haydn and Mozart. Reinvigorating and enhancing some of the central components of analytical practice, this study explores notions such as assertion, chordal evolution (surge), collision, dominant emulation, unfurling, and wobble through analyses of all forty-three Mazurkas Chopin published during his lifetime. Damschroder also integrates analyses of eight major works by Chopin with detailed commentary on the contrasting perspectives of other prominent Chopin analysts. This provocative and richly detailed book will help transform readers' own analytical approaches.

About David Damschroder

David Damschroder is Professor of Music Theory at the University of Minnesota. His current research focuses on harmony in tonal music, a project that began with a careful examination of historical analytical practices and was the basis for his book Thinking About Harmony: Historical Perspectives on Analysis (Cambridge University Press, 2008). The project continues with focused studies on selected repertoires: Harmony in Schubert (Cambridge University Press, 2010), Harmony in Haydn and Mozart (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and the present book. In addition, he is currently writing a textbook on Schenkerian analysis. He has written textbooks on music fundamentals and ear-training and sight-singing and his articles and reviews have appeared in numerous journals.

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Author : David Damschroder
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 11 June 2015
ISBN : 1107108578
EAN : 9781107108578
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 310 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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