NYU Steinhardt

Seminar in Music Theory: Schenkrian Analysis

  • Course Number: MPATC-GE 2201
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course will provide students with a thorough grounding in Heinrich Schenker?s theory of tonal structure. The associated analytical technique will be developed through weekly assignments & a final project. A number of specialized topics - including the theory?s implications to performance, composition, & improvisation - will be explored through readings from the Schenkerian literature.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2201