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By Carl Schachter

Carl Schachter is, by way of universal consent, one of many world's preeminent song theorists. he's absolutely the key practitioner of the Schenkerian method of the tune of the eighteenth and 19th centuries, which specializes in the linear association of track and often dominates discussions of the normal repertoire in college classes journals. Schachter's articles have hence seemed in numerous periodicals, together with a few which are vague or difficult to procure. This quantity gathers a few of his most interesting essays, together with these on rhythm in tonal track, Schenkerian concept, and textual content surroundings, in addition to a couple of analytical monographs, on Bach's Fugue in B-flat significant from quantity 1 of the Well-Tempered Clavier and Chopin's myth, Op. 49.

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