Further Considerations about the Continuous ^5 with an Introduction and Explanation of Schenker’s Five Interruption Models

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Irna Priore, Associate Professor of Music Theory (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Schenker’s works span about thirty years, from his early performance editions in the first decade of the twentieth century to Free Composition in 1935. Nevertheless, the focus of modern scholarship has most often been on the ideas contained in this last work. Although Free Composition is indeed a monumental accomplishment, Schenker's early ideas are insightful and merit further study. Not everything in these early essays was incorporated into Free Composition and some ideas that appear in their final form in Free Composition can be traced back to his previous writings. This is the case with the discussion of interruption, a term coined only in Free Composition.

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Indiana Theory Review, Volume 25, Spring-Fall 2004
Language: English
Date: 2004
Schenker, five interruption models, Schenkerian interruption theory

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