Printer-friendly version
William Wolcott


February 16, 2011 at 6:06 PM

 Schenkerian Analysis is ridiculous. Discuss....

From Kathryn Woodby
Posted on February 17, 2011 at 1:48 PM
Actually I find it intriguing but then I don't know enough about it to discuss it! Try posting on thye discussion board, that seems to get checked more.
From Laurie Niles
Posted on February 17, 2011 at 6:54 PM

 It rings a distant bell. The bell is located somewhere in my brain that is filled with cobwebs...I must not have visited in a very long while!

From William Wolcott
Posted on February 18, 2011 at 1:34 AM

 sorry...just venting a bit. Taking a class now. :)  I mean... :(


From Patricia Baser
Posted on February 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM

I took a graduate class in Schenkerian a LONG time ago.  The rhythmic reduction has value, particularly in uncovering separate lines in something like unaccompanied Bach.  And I remember that the Pachelbel Canon has a 10-6 linear intervallic pattern.  It does get a little ridiculous boiling everything down to a simple fundamental line or chord progression.

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Yamaha Violin Finder
Yamaha Violin Finder

Corilon Violins
Corilon Violins

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Meadowmount School of Music

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop

Bobelock Cases


Los Angeles Violin Shop

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Potter Violins

Pro-Am Strings

Violin Lab

Wangbow Violin Bow Workshop

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews. Interviews Volume 1 Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn Interviews Volume 2 Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine