Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

256 Pages | 63 musical examples, 11 tables

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190213275

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Songs in Motion

Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Yonatan Malin

Oxford Studies in Music Theory

  • Combines two areas of research, song analysis and metric theory, and applies them in close readings
  • Provides a simple and effective method for tracing the transformation of poetic meter into musical rhythm
  • Includes particularly cogent analyses and unique insights into individual songs of five composers