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

TH 400
Survey of Analytical Techniques

June 29-August 7, 2020 / Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Bruce Frank

UPDATE (April 15, 2020):
In accordance with the University’s COVID-19 restrictions, this course will be taught entirely online. The course meeting time may need to be changed to accommodate students in different time zones. The instructor will contact students before the start of Summer Session to determine a meeting time that will work for everyone.

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.

Tuition:
$5,190 / 3 credits     CRN 20840

“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   

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