MUSIC 701, 2005, Course Schedule: updated September 13, 2005.

Week 1:

  Introduction to the Course

  Introduction to variation form; basic concepts.

  Sample Analysis: Mein junges Leben.

  Readings and Assignments: COURSEWARE (CW) 3-18; 129-132

Analyze the structure of : Handel Chaconne, theme; analyze the plan of the variations.

Web Resources: SchenkerGuide: Explanation of Schenker’s theories. http://www.schenkerguide.com/

Schenker Glossary http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~renwick/glosstart.htm

MMAC http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~mus701/macmac.htm


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December 1: publication date for McMaster Music Analysis Colloquium, Volume IV.


Write to the instructor, William Renwick at renwick@mcmaster.ca