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Published: 17 May 2021

400 Pages | 192 musical examples

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197526026

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Musical Motives

A Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music

Brent Auerbach

  • Offers a comprehensive method of analysis that can be used for any musical work
  • Promotes a new universal nomenclature for motives
  • Provides specific guidelines and models for organizing and presenting the results of motivic analysis

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