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Music Analysis

Subject Guide: Music Analysis

The following is a selected listing of resources available in Reed Library dealing with different aspects of music analysis.


Diamond, Harold J.  Music Analyses: An Annotated Guide to the Literature.  New York: Schirmer Books, 1991. 
Music Reference ML 128 A7 D5 1991

Wenk, Arthur. Analyses of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Music, 1940-1985. Boston: Music Library Association, 1987.  
Music Reference ML 113 W45 1987 

Wenk, Arthur. Analyses of Twentieth-Century Music, 1940-1970. Ann Harbor, Mich: Music Library Association, 1975. 
Music Reference ML 118 W46


Analytical Anthology of Music. [Edited by] Ralph Turek.  New York: Knopf, 1984.  
MT 6.5 A5 1984  

Anthology for Musical Analysis. 4th ed. [Compiled by] Charles Burkhart.New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986.  
MT 6.5 A55 1986  

Anthology of  Classical Music.  Edited by Philip G. Downs.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1992.  
MT 6.5 A56 1992  

Anthology of Romantic Music.  Leon Plantinga, editor.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1984.  
MT 6.5 A59 1984 

The Development of Western Music: An Anthology. 2nd ed. Edited by K. Marie Stolba.  Madison, Wis.: Brown & Benchmark, 1994. 
ML 160 S87 1994 suppl. 

Music in the Classical Period. New York: Schirmer Books, 1979. 
MT 6.5 K586 1979  

Berry, Wallace. Eighteenth Century Imitative Counterpoint: Music for Analysis. New York: Appleton- Century- Crofts, 1969.  
MT 55 B48 E4  

McKinley, Carl Keister. Examples of Harmonic Analysis. Boston: New England Conservatory of Music, 19-- 
MT 50 M157 

Soderlund, Gustave Fredric. Examples Illustrating the Development of Melodic Line and Contrapuntal Style from Greek Melody to Mozart: For Use in Classes of Counterpoint and History of Music. New York: Appleton- Century- Croft, 1945. 
MT 55 S682 1945  

Soderlund, Gustave Fredric. Examples of Gregorian Chant and Works, by Orlandus Lassus, Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina and Marc Antonio Ingegneri for Use in Classes of Counterpoint. New York: Appleton- Century- Croft, 1946.  
MT 55 S69 1946  


Bach, J. S. Cantata no. 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme. New York: W. W. Norton, 1972.  
M 2020 B1184 S140 H4 min.  

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Symphony no. 5, in C minor. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.  
M 1001 B415 no. 5 1971 min  

Berlioz, Hector. Fantastic Symphony. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.  
M 1001 B515 op. 14 C6 min  

Brahms, Johannes. Variations on a Theme of Haydn. New York: W. W. Norton, 1976.  
M 1003 B813 V3 N6 min.  

Chopin, Frederic. Preludes, op. 28. New York: W. W. Norton, 1973.  
M 25 C549 H5 1973 

Haydn, Joseph. Symphony no. 103 in E-flat Major. New York: W. W. Norton, 1974. 
M 1001 H415 M103 1974 min.  

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Piano Concerto in C major, K. 503. New York: W. W. Norton, 1970.  
M 1010 M939 K. 503 1970 min.  

_____. Symphony in G Minor, K. 550. New York: W. W. Norton, 1967.  
M 1001 M939 K. 550 B75 min.  

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da. Pope Marcellus Mass. New York: W. W. Norton, 1975.  
M 2011 P157 M3 1975 min.  

Purcell, Henry. Dido and Aeneas. New York : W. W. Norton, 1986.  
M 1500 P895 O54 1986  

Schubert, Franz. Symphony in B Minor (Unfinished). New York: W. W. Norton, 1968.  
M 1001 S384 D759 cs  

Schmann, Robert. Dichterliebe. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.  
M 1621 .4 S392 op. 48 K6  

Stravinsky, Igor. Petrushka. New York: W. W. Norton, 1967.  
M 1520 S913 P4 1967  

Wagner, Richard. Prelude and Transfiguration: From Tristan and Isolde. New York: W. W. Norton, 1985.  
M 1505 W134 T83 1985 min.   


The Compleat Mozart. New York: Mozart Bicentennial at Lincoln Center: Norton, 1990.
Music Reference MT 145 M7 Z4 1990  

Schubert: Critical and Analytical Studies. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.  
ML 410 S3 S2985 1986  

David, Hans T. J. S. Bach's Musical Offering: History Interpretation, and Analysis. New York: Dover, 1972.  
ML 410 .81 D25 1972 

Hathaway, Joseph W. G. An Analysis of Mendelssohn's Organ Works: A Study of Their Structural Features. London: W. Reeves, 1898?.  
MT 145 M5 H2  

Lendvai, Erno. Bela Bartok: An Analysis of His Music. London: Kahn and Averill, 1970.  
MT 92 B37 L5  

Thomson, William. Schoenberg's Error. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press,  1993.  
ML 410 S283 T6 1993 


Aspects of Schenkerian Theory. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.  
MT 6 A766 1983  

Agawu, V. Kofi. Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classical Music. Princeton, N. J. : Princeton University Press, 1991.  
ML 3838 A317 1991  

Biancolli, Louis Leopold. The Analytical Concert Guide. London: Cassell, 1964.  
MT 125 B46 1964    

Dahlhaus, Carl. Analysis and Value Judgment. New York: Pendragon Press, 1983.  
MT 6 D128 A53 1983  

Dunsby, Jonathon. Music Analysis in Theory and Practice. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.  
MT 6 D92 M9 1988  

Epstein, David. Beyond Orpheus: Studies in Musical Structure. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1979.  
MT 58 E67  

Ferrara, Lawrence. Philosophy and the Analysis of Music: Bridges to Musical Sound, Form, and Music Reference. Greenwood Press, 1992.  
ML 3845 F47 1991  

Forte, Allen. Contemporary Tone Structures. New York: Teachers College, Columbia University, 1955.  
ML 197 F7  

Green, Douglass M. Form in Tonal Music: An Introduction to Analysis. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1965.  
MT 58 G75  

Jones, George Thaddeus. Symbols Used in Music Analysis. Washington: Catholic University of America, 1964.  
MT 6 J79  

Kivy, Peter. Sound and Semblance: Reflections on Musical Representation. Princeton, N. J.: Princeton University Press, 1984.  
ML 3845 K59 1984  

Kraft, Leo. Gradus: An Integrated Approach to Harmony, Counterpoint, and Analysis. New York: Norton, 1976.  
MT 6 K877 G7  

La Rue, Jan. Guidelines for Style Analysis. New York: W. W. Norton, 1970.  
MT 6 L146 G8  

Narmour, Eugene. Beyond Schenkerism: the Need for Alternatives in Music Analysis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.  
ML 423 S33 N4  

Norton, Richard. Tonality in Western Culture: A Critical and Historical Perspective. University Park: Pennsylvania State Univeristy Press, 1984.  
ML 3811 N67 1984 

Rahn, Jay. A Theory for All Music: Problems and Solutions in the Analysis of Non- Western Forms. Toronto: Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1983.  
ML 3845 R18 1983  

Tovey, Donald Francis, Sir. Essays in Musical Analysis: Chamber Music. London: Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1944.  
MT 140 T69  

White, John David. The Analysis of Music. Metuchen, N. J. Scarecrow Press, 1984.  
MT 6 W4147 A6 1984  

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