Survey of Analytical Techniques

Beethoven's Symphonies class taught by Michael Ruhling at New Sibley Library, Miller Center. //  Summer classes at University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music  July 13, 2016.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

(Photo from Summer 2016)

TH 400
Survey of Analytical Techniques

As of July 8, 2021, this course has closed. We are no longer accepting registrations.

June 28-August 6, 2021 / Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. EDT
Online course

Bruce Frank

An introduction to the basic techniques of tonal and non-tonal repertories, designed with the particular needs of the performance major in mind. The course introduces students to a broad range of techniques of analysis and their implications for performance. Short assignments and papers explore the basic analytical literature and evaluate the results of various analytical techniques.

$5,370 / 3 credits     TH 400-1

“I liked that it was a survey and indeed covered lots of material. It was a nice ‘summary’ course for my theory experiences to all be put together in relation to each other and Dr. Frank’s focus on form feels useful and applicable to my life.” – 2019 student