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General Theory and Composition Resources

Christensen, Thomas. The Cambridge history of Western music theory. 2002. ML3800 .C165 2002

White, John David. Theories of musical texture in Western history/ by John D. White. 1995. MT6 .W4147 T4 1995

 

Palisca, Claude V. Music and ideas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. 2006. ML174 .P35 2006

Schueller, Herbert M. The idea of music: an introduction to musical aesthetics in antiquity and the Middles Ages. 1988.

ML 162.S38 1988

Vinci, Albert C. Fundamentals of traditional musical notation. 1985. MT35 .V66 1985

Berger, Anna Maria Busse. Mensuration and proportion signs: origins and evolution. 1993. ML174 .B5 1993

Houle, Georg. Meter in music, 1600-1800: performance, perception, and notation. 1987. MT75 .H7 1987

Bay, Adela. A method and techniques for understanding music notation. 1980. 

Read, Gardner. Modern rhythmic notation. 1978. MT35 .R253 M6

Mender, Mona. Music manuscript preparation: a concise guide. 1991. MT35 .M56 1991

Music notation in the twentieth century: a practical guidebook

Stone, Kurt
1980
Musical notation
MT35 .S87

 

Music notation: preparing scores and parts
Nicholl, Matthew
2007
Musical notation
MT35 .N53 2007

 

Musical autographs: from Monteverdi to Hindemith
Winternitz, Emanuel
1955
Music – Manuscripts – Facsimiles
Musical notation
Paleography, Musical
ML96.4 .W5 v.1-2

 

New music notation
Cope, David
1976
Musical notation
Music – 20th century
ML431 .C66

 

New music vocabulary: a guide to notational signs for contemporary music
Risatti, Howard
1975
Musical notation
ML431 .R6

 

The Norton manual of music notation
Heussenstamm, George
1987
Musical notation
MT35 .H55 1987

 

The notation of medieval music
Parrish, Carl
2009
Musical notation
Music – 500-1400 – History and criticism
Manuscripts, Medieval – facsimiles
Paleography, Musical
ML431 .P37 2009

 

The notation of polyphonic music, 900-1600
Apel, Willi
1949 c.1942
Musical notation
ML431 .A6 1949

 

The notation of Western music: an introduction
Rastall, Richard
1982
Musical notation
ML431 .R27 1982

 

Perspectives on notation and performance
Boretz, Benjamin
1976
Musical notation
Music – Performance
Music – 20th century
ML431 .P47

 

Rational metric notation: the mathematical basis of meters, symbol, and note-values
Creston, Paul
1979
Musical notation
Musical meter and rhythm
ML431 .C73

 

Letter notations in the Middle Ages
Santosuosso, Alama Colk
1989
Musical notation – History
Music – 500-1400 – History and criticism
ML431 .S257 1989

 

Noting music, marking culture: the intellectual context of rhythmic notation, 1250 -1400
Tanay, Dorit Esther
1999
Musical notation – History
Music theory – History – 500-1400
ML431 .T35 1999

 

Standardized chord symbol notation: a uniform system for the music profession
Brandt, Carl
1976
Musical notation
Musical intervals and scales
MT35 .B82 1976

Musical Periods

Musical Periods:

Music, criticism, and the challenge of history: shaping modern musical thought in late nineteenth-century Vienna
Karnes, Kevin
2008
Musicology—Austria—Vienna—History—19th century
Music theory –Austria—Vienna—History—19th century
Musical criticism—Austria—Vienna—History—19th century
Hanslick, Eduard, 1825-1904—Criticism and interpretation
Adler Guido, 1855-1941—Criticism and interpretation
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935—criticism and interpretation
ML3797 .K36 2008

New paths: aspects of music theory and aesthetics in the age of romanticism/ John Neubauer...[et al.]; [editors, Darla Crispin, Kathleen Snyers]
Neubauer, John
2009
Music—Europe—19th century—History and criticism
Music theory—Europe—History—19th century
Aesthetics, European—19th century
ML489.4 .N49 2009

Dialogue on ancient and modern music/ Vincenzo Galilei; translated, with introduction and notes, by Claude V. Palisca
Galilei, Vincenzo, d.
2003
Music theory—Early works to 1800
Musical pitch—Early works to 1800
MT5.5 .G313 2003

The music treatise of Anonymous IV: a new translation
Yudkin, Jeremy, Anonymous IV, 13th cent.
Music theory – History – 500-1400
Mensural notation
Neumes
ML171 .A63 1985

Le droit chemin de musique of Louis Bourgeois= (The direct path of music)/ translated and edited with an introduction by Robert M. Copeland
Bourgeois, Louis
2008
Bourgeois, Louis, 16th cent. Droit chemin de musique
Bourgeois, Louis, 16th cent.—Criticism and interpretation’
Music theory—Early works to 1800
MT5.5 .B713 2008

The harmony of the world/ by Johannes Kepler; translated into English with an introduction and notes by E.J. Aiton, A.M Duncan, J.V. Field
Kepler, Johannes
1997
Astronomy—Early works to 1800
Geometry— Early works to 1800
Music theory—Early works to 1800
Harmony of the spheres-- Early works to 1800
QB41 .K3413 1997

Introductorium musicae of Johannes Keck/ introduction and translation by Peter Slemon
Keck, Johannes, ca.
2001
Music theory—Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Latin—Facsimiles
MT5.5 .K4313 2001

Manuscript sources of French music theory; Paris, Bibliothéque nationale, Arsenal, MS 3042: a facsimile edition with translations, introduction and commentary/ By Máire Egan-Buffet
Egan-Buffet, Máire
2005
Music theory—France—Early works to 1800
Music—France—History--17th century—Sources
Manuscripts, French—France--facsimile
Bibliothéque de l’Arsenal. Manuscript. 3042, fol. 42r-86v
MT6 .M274 2005

Denkmodelle zur französischen Mensuraltheorie des 14. Jahrhunderts
Ristory, Heinz
2004
Music theory—France—History—500-1400
Music—France--500-1400—History and criticism
Music—500-1400—History and criticism
Muris, Johannes de, ca. 1300-ca. 1350
Levi ben Gershom, 1288-1344
Oresme, Nicole, ca. 1320-1382
ML174 .R57x 2004

The art of musical phrasing in the eighteenth century: Punctuating the classical “period”
Vial, Stephanie
2008
Performance practice (music) – History – 18th century
Music – Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Musical notation
ML457 .V53 2008

Byzantine music and hymnography
Tillyard, H.J.W. (Henry Julius Wetenhall)
1923
Music, Byzantine
Hymns, Greek – History and criticism
Church music – Orthodox Eastern Church
Musical notation
ML188 .T5

The critical nexus: tone-system, mode, and notation in early medieval music
Atkinson, Charles M. (Charles Mercer)
2009
Music theory -- History – 500 -1400
Music theory – History – To 500 – Influence
ML174 .A85 2009

French and English polyphony of the 13th and 14th centuries: style and notation
Sanders, Ernest H
1998
Music – France – 500-1400 – History and criticism
Music – England – 500-1400 – History and criticism
Music theory – History – 500-1400
ML172 .S16 1998

Guido D’Arezzo’s Regule rithmice, Prologus in antiphnarium, and Epistola ad ichahelem: a critical text and translation with an introduction, annotations, indices, and new manuscript inventories
Pesce, Dolores
1999
Guido, d’Arezzo – Criticism and interpretation
Music theory – History – 500-1400
Tonarius
MT5.5 .P47 1999

Modality in the music of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries – Modalität in der Musik des 14. Und 15. Jahrhunderts
Günther, Ursula
Music theory – History – 500-1400
Music theory – History - -25th century
Musical intervals and scales
ML172 .M63 996

Music of the Middles Ages: style and structure
Wilson, David Fenwick
1990
Music – 500-1400 – History and criticism
Music theory – History – 500-1400
Aesthetics, Medieval
Style, Musical
ML172 .W6 1990

Music theory : problems and practices in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Ultan, Lloyd
1977
Music theory – History – 17th century
Music theory – History – 500-1400
Music theory – History – 16th century
ML174 .W47

Studies in medieval music theory and the early sequence
Crocker, Richard L.
1997
Music – 500-1400 – History and Criticism
Music Theory – History and Criticism
Sequences (Music) – History and Criticism
ML 172.C763 1997

Style and symbol: medieval music 800-1453
Hughes, Andrew
1989
Music – 500-1400 – History and Criticism
Music – 15th Century – History and Criticism
Music Theory – History – 500-1400
ML 172.H84 1989

The theory of hexachords, solmization, and the modal system; a practical application
Allaire, Gaston
1972
Music Theory – History – 500-1400
ML 174.A46

Medieval music: the sixth liberal art
Hughes, Andrew
1974
Music – 500-1400 – Bibliography
Music Theory – History – 500-1400 – Bibliography
ML 114.H8

Ars musica
Joannes Aegidius, Zamorensis
1974
Music Theory – History – 500-1400 – Early Works to 1800
ML 170.C6 no.20

Musica enchiriadis; and, Scolica enchiriadis
Erickson, Raymond
1995
Music Theory – History – 500-1400 – Early Works to 1800
MT 5.5.M8713 1995

Musical form in the age of Beethoven: selected writing on theory and method
Marx, Adolf Berhnhard
1997
Music theory – History – 19th century
Musical analysis
MT6 .M313 1997

Monteverdi’s tonal language
Chafe, Eric Thomas
1992
Monteverdi, Claudio. 1567-1643 – Criticism and interpretation
Tonality
Music theory – History – 17th century
ML410 .M77 C4 1992

Theories of chromatic and enharmonic music in late sixteenth century Italy
Berger, Karol
1980
Music – Italy – History and criticism
Music theory – History – 17th century
Music theory – History – 16th century
Music ficta
ML290.2 .B47

Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music. With a foreword by Igor Stravinsky
Lowinsky, Edward E. (Edward Elias)
1961
Music theory – History – 17th century
Music theory – History – 16th century
Tonality
ML174 .L7

Analysis through composition: principles of the Classical style
Cook, Nicholas
1996
Music theory – History – 18th century
Style, Musical
Musical analysis
MT6 .C775 A531996

Analytical strategies and musical interpretation; essays on nineteenth- and twentieth- century music
Ayrey, Craig
1996
Musical analysis
Music theory – History – 19th century
Music theory – History – 20th century
Music – Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
MT75 .A62 1996

Tonal Theory/Harmony

Tonal Theory/Harmony:

The theory of total consonance
Rosberger, Paul
1970
Music theory
Music—acoustics and physics
ML3817 .R68

Tonal pitch space
Lerdahl, Fred
2001
Music theory
Tonality
Musical pitch
Musical analysis
MT6 .L36 T66 2001

Tonal structures in early music
Judd, Cristle Collins
1998
Tonality
Musical analysis
Music theory
Style, Musical
ML3811 .T66 1998

The evolution of the six-four chord; a chapter in the history of dissonance treatment. With an introd. by Albert I. Elkus
Haydon, Glen
1970 c.1933
Harmony – History
Music – History and criticism
ML444 .H41 1970

A history of harmonic theory in the United States
Thompson, David M
1980
Harmony – History
Music theory – History
ML444 .T5

Modal trends in modern music, by Horace Alden Miller. Modal methods as applied to modern music
Miller, Horace Alden
1941
Musical intervals and scales
Harmony – History
MT50 .M62 M6

The style of Palestrina and the dissonance, with an introd. by Edward J. Dent
Jeppesoen, Knud
1946
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da. 1525?-1594
Harmony – History
Music – 16th century – History and criticism
ML3003 .J362 1946

Theories and practice of harmonic convergence
Cho, Gene J
1992
Harmonic analysis (Music)
MT50 .C553 1992

Advanced harmony: theory and practice
Ottman, Robert W
Harmony
MT50 O923 2000

Chromatic transformations in nineteenth-century music
Kopp, David
Harmony
Chromaticism (Music)
Music – 19th century – History and criticism
MT50 .K84 2002

The dynamics of harmony: principles & practice
Pratt, George
1996
Harmony
MT50 .P913 1996

Graduate review of tonal theory: a recasting of common-practice harmony, form, and counterpoint
Laitz, Steven G. (Steven Geoffrey)
Music theory
Harmony
Counterpoint
Musical form
MT6 .L136 G73 2010

Analyzing Bach cantatas
Chafe, Eric Thomas
2000
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Cantatas
Cantatas, Sacred – Analysis, appreciation
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 – Harmony
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 – Religion
ML410 .B13 C38 2000

Bach’s modal chorales
Burs, Lori
1995
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Chorales
Chorales—Analysis, appreciation
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 – Harmony
ML410 .B13 B82 1995

Basic harmony & basic harmonical mode of thinking: first complete edition on this subject/ content, text & graphic design, Werner Pöhlert ...; English translation, Jürgen Krohn & Norman Bowie
Pöhlert, Werner
1989 c.1983
Harmony
MT50 .P74 G78213 1989

Harmony
Piston, Walter
1987
Harmony
MT50 .P665 1987

Harmony and voice leading
Aldwell, Edward
1978-1979
Harmony
MT50 .A444 v.1-2

Harmony: baroque to contemporary
Copley, R. Evan
1978-79
Harmony
MT50 .C67 v.1-2

Harmony in modern counterpoint
Middleton, Robert
1967
Counterpoint
Harmony
MT55 .M63

Harmony in tonal music
Lester, Joel
1982
Harmony
MT50 .L596 1982 v.1-2

Harmony through melody: the interaction of melody, counterpoint, and harmony in Western music
Horton, Charles
2000
Music theory
Harmony
Melody
Counterpoint
MT50 .H67 2000

The medieval modes, their melody and harmony for the use of the modern composer
Richardson, A. Madeley (Alfred Madeley)
1933
Musical intervals and scales
Music theory -- History – 500-1400
Melody
Harmony
MT45 .R52

Practical harmony: an integrated course in the principles of harmonic-melodic writing, keyboard improvisation and modulation
Tischler, Hans
1964
Harmony
Improvisation (Music)
Modulation (Music)
MT50 .T585 P7

Remaking the past: musical modernism and the influence of the tonal tradition
Straus, Joseph Nathan
1990
Music – 20th century – History and criticism
Sonata – 20th century
Harmony
Melody
ML197 .S767 1990

Structural functions of harmony
Schoenberg, Arnold,
1969
Harmony
MT50 .S37417 1969

Tonal harmony in concept and practice
Forte, Allen
1979
Harmony
MT50 .F713 T7 1979

A treatise on harmony: containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and fourparts
Pepusch, John Christopher
1976
Harmony
Counterpoint
MT50 .P4498 S5 1976

Twentieth-century harmony; creative aspects and practice
Persichetti, Vincent
1961
Harmony
MT50 .P455 T9

The craft of musical composition
Hindemith, Paul
1941-42 (v.1, ’42)
Composition (Music)
Harmony
MT40 .H523 v.1-2

Schenkerian Theory

Schenker:

Readings in Schenker analysis and other approaches
Schenker, Heinrich
1977
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935
Music Theory
ML423.S33 R4

Structural hearing: tonal coherence in music
Salzer, Felix
1982
Music theory
Harmony
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935
MT40.S2 1982

Introduction to the theory of Heinrich Schenker: the nature of the musical work of art
Jonas, Oswald
1982
Musical analysis
Harmony
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935
MT6 .J76 W43

The Schenker project: culture, race, and music theory in fin-de-siècle Vienna
Cook, Nicholas
2007
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935 – Criticism and Interpretation
Music Theory – Social Aspects – Austria – Vienna
Music Theory – Political Aspects – Austria – Vienna
ML 423.S33 C66 2007

Counterpoint: a translation of Kontrapunkt
Schenker, Heinrich
1987
Counterpoint
MT55 S2413 1987

Rhythm Resources

Rhythm:

Fantasy pieces; metrical dissonance in the music of Robert Schumann
Krebs, Harald
1999
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 – Criticism and interpretation
Musical meter and rhythm
MT92 .S24 K7 1999

Gregorian chant; a history of the controversy concerning its rhythm
Rayburn, John
1964
Gregorian chants – History and criticism
Musical meter and rhythm
ML3082 .R36

Meter as rhythm
Hasty, Christopher Francis
1997
Musical meter and rhythm
ML3850 .H37 1997

Modal rhythm
Gillingham, Bran
1986
Musical theory – History – 500-1400
Musical meter and rhythm
ML174 .G5 1986

Note grouping: a method or achieving expression and style in musical performance
Thurmond, James Morgan
1991
Music – Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Musical meter and rhythm
ML3853 .T58 1991

Phrase rhythm in tonal music
Rotstein, William Nathan
1989
Musical meter and rhythm
Musical analysis
Music – 18th century – History and criticism
Music – 19th century – History and criticism
MT42 .R84 1989

Rhythm and tempo; a study in music history
Sachs, Curt
1953
Musical meter and rhythm
Tempo (Music)
ML437 .S3

Rhythm and transforms
Sethares, William A.
2007
Musical meter and rhythm
Signal processing – Digital techniques
Music – Acoustics and physics
ML3813.S48 2007

Rhythm in seventeenth-century Italian monody, with an anthology of songs and dances
Aldrich, Putnam
1966
Songs, Italian – Early works to 1800 – History and criticism
Songs—History and criticism – 16th-17th centuries
Dance music – Italy – History and criticism
Musical meter and rhythm
Music – 17th century
Music – Performance
ML290.2 .A4

Rhythmic alteration in seventeenth- and eighteenth- century music: notes inégales and overdotting
Hefling, Stephen E.
1993
Notes inégales
Musical meter and rhythm
Performance practice (Music) – History – 17th century
Performance practice (Music) – History – 18th century
ML437 .H43 1993

The rhythmic structure of music
Cooper, Grosvenor
1960
Musical meter and rhythm
MT42 .C642

Shaping time: music, the brain, and performance
Epstein, David
1995
Musical meter and rhythm
Tempo (Music)
ML437 .E67 1995

Silence and slow time: studies in musical narrative
Boykan, Martin
2004
Musical meter and rhythm
Music – Philosophy and aesthetics
ML3850 .B78 2004

The stratification of musical rhythm
Yeston, Maury
1976
Musical meter and rhythm
ML3813 .Y48 1976

Theory of suspensions; a study of metrical and pitch relations in tonal music
Komar, Arthur J
Tonality
Suspension (Music)
Musical meter and rhythm
ML3811 .K64

Counterpoint

Counterpoint:

Counterpoint: based on eighteenth-century practice
Kennan, Kent Wheeler
1999
Counterpoint – 18th century
MT55 .K53 1999

Counterpoint in the styles of J.S. Bach
Benjamin, Thomas
1986
Counterpoint – 18th century
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 – Criticism and interpretation
Musical analysis – Music collections
MT55 .B446 1986

Eighteenth-century counterpoint and tonal structure
Parks, Richard S.
1984
Counterpoint – 18th century
MT55 .P312 1984

A practical approach to eighteenth-century counterpoint
Gauldin, Robert
1988, 1995
Counterpoint – 18th century
MT55 .G34 1995

A practical approach to sixteenth-century counterpoint
Gauldin, Robert
1985, 1995
Counterpoint – 16th century
MT55 .G35 1995

Contrapunctus = Counterpoint/ Prosdocimo de' Beldomandi; a new critical text and translation on facing pages, with an introduction, annotations, and indices verborum and nominum et rerum
Herlinger, Jan
1984
Counterpoint – 15th century
MT5.5 .P7613 1984

Bach and the meanings of counterpoint
Yearsley, David Gaynor
2002
Bach, Johan Sebastian, 1685-1750
Counterpoint
ML410 .B13 Y4 2002

Counterpoint; based on eighteenth-century practice
Kennan, Kent Wheeler
1972
Counterpoint
MT55 .K53 1972

The craft of modal counterpoint: a practical approach
Benjamin, Thomas
1979
Counterpoint
MT55 .B447

The art of counterpoint = Liber de arte contrapuncti
Tinctoris, Johannes
1961
Counterpoint
MT55 .T5813

Sixteenth-century polyphony, a basis for the study of counterpoint
Merritt, Arthur Tillman
1939
Counterpoint
Music theory – History – 16th century
MT55 .M4 S5

Studies in counterpoint; based on the twelve-tone technique
Krenek, Ernst
1940
Counterpoint
Tonality
Twelve-tone system
MT55 .K87 S8

A study of sixteenth century counterpoint, based on the works of Orlando di Lasso
Porter, Quincy
1948
Counterpoint
MT55 .P68

Tonal counterpoint in the style of the eighteenth century
Krenek, Ernst
1978
Counterpoint
MT55 .K87 T6

Twentieth century counterpoint: a guide for students
Searle, Humphrey
1954
Counterpoint
MT55 .S37

The art of fugue: Bach fugues for keyboard, 1715-1750
Kerman, Joseph
2005
Fugue
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Keyboard music
MT59 .K49 2005

Bach’s fugal works, with an account of fugue before and after Bach
Dickinson, A.E.F. (Alan Edgar Frederic)
1956
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Fugue
ML410 .B13 D5

Foundation studies in fugue
Norden, Hugo
1977
Fugue
MT59 .N612

Fugue and fugato in rococo and classical chamber music
Kirkendale, Warren
1979
Fugue
Chamber music – History and criticism
Music – 18th century
ML195 .K5713 1979

The fugue in Beethoven’s piano music
Cockshoot, John V.
1959
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Works, piano
ML410 .B42 C6

Studien zur Kontrapunktlehre/ herausgegeben von Hellmut Federhofer und Gerd Nauhaus
Federhofer, Hellmut
2003
Counterpoint
Fugue
M3 .S3927 1991ser.7 wkgr.3 bd.5

A study of fugue writing; based on Bach’s Well-tempered clavichord
Porter, Quincy
1951
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wohltemperierte Klavier, 1. Teil
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wohltemperierte Klavier, 2. Teil
Full Text Online

Theories of fugue from the age of Josquin to the age of Bach
Walker, Paul
2004 c.2000
Fugue
ML448 .W25 2004

Bourdon und Fauxbourdon; Studien Zum Ursprung der niederlandischen Musik
Besseler, Heinrich
1950
Music Theory – History – 500-1400
Music – Netherlands – History and Criticism
Counterpoint – History
ML 174.B56

Cantus firmus in mass and motet, 1420-1520
Sparks, Edgar H.
1963
Music Theory – History – 15th and 16th Centuries
Mass (Music)
Motets – History and Criticism
Counterpoint – History
ML 174.S7 1975

Contrapuntal and harmonic tendencies in fourteenth-century France [microform]
Marquis, G. Welton
1950
Counterpoint – History
Music – France – 500-1400 – History and Criticism
Dissertations, Academic
ML 446 (microform)

Counterpoint and compositional process in the time of Dufay : perspectives from German musicology
Moll, Kevin N
1999
Music – 500-1400 – History and criticism
Music – 15th century – History and criticism
Counterpoint – History
Dufay, Guillaume, d. 1474 – Criticism and interpretation
ML 170 .C75 1997

The techniques of Byrd’s vocal polyphony, by H.K. Andrew
Andrews, H. K. (Herbert Kennedy)
1966
Byrd, William, 1539 to 40-1623. Works, Vocal
Counterpoint – History
ML 410 .B996 A8

Music and Mathematics

Music and Mathematics:

Emblems of mind: the inner life of music and mathematics
Rothstein, Edward
1995
Music – Philosophy and Aesthetics
Music Theory – Mathematics
Mathematics – Philosophy
ML 3800.R62 1995

The math behind the music
Harkleroad, Leon
2006
Music in Mathematics Education
Mathematics- Study and Teaching
Music Theory – Mathematics
Music – Acoustics and Physics
Pattern Formation (Physical Sciences)
Composition (Music)
QA 19.M87 H37 2006

Mathematics and music
Wright, David
2009
Musical Intervals and Scales
Music Theory – Mathematics
ML 3809.W85 2009

Music: a mathematical offering
Benson, D.J.
2007
Music – Acoustics and Physics
Music Theory – Mathematics
ML 3805.B35 2007

20th Century/Post-Tonal/Contemporary

20th Century/Post-Tonal/Contemporary:

Ear training for twentieth-century music
Friedmann, Michael
1990
Ear training
Music theory – History – 20th century
MT35 .F87 1990

Formalized music: thought and mathematics in composition
Xenakis, Iannis
1992
Music – 20th century – Philosophy and aesthetics
Composition (Music)
Music theory – History – 20th century
Music – 20th century – history and criticism
ML3800 .X4 1992

Fractals in music: introductory mathematics for musical analysis
Madden, Charles (Charles B.)
1999
Music theory – History – 20th century
Musical analysis
Fractals
MT6 .M14 F73 1999

Introduction to post-tonal theory
Straus, Joseph Nathan
2000
Music theory – History – 20th century
Atonality
Twelve-tone system
Musical analysis
MT40 .S96 2000

Music since 1945: issues, materials, and literature
Schwartz, Elliott
1993
Music – 20th century – History and criticism
Music – 20th century – Analysis, appreciation
Music theory – History – 20th century
ML197 .S35 1993

New musical resources
Cowell, Henry
1996
Music theory – History – 20th century
Harmonics (Music)
MT6 .C7895 N4 1996

Perspectives on contemporary music theory
Boretz, Benjamin
1972
Music theory – History –20th century
ML197 .B65

Basic atonal theory
Rahn, John
1987 c1980
Composition (Music)
Music theory – History – 20th century
MT40 .R33 1987

Beyond Schenkerism: the need for alternatives in music analysis
Narmour, Eugene
1977
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868- 1935
Music theory – History – 20th century
Musical analysis
ML423 .S33 N4

Rethinking music
Cook, Nicholas
1999
Musicology
Music theory – History –20th century
ML3797.1 .R48 1999