Saturday, December 12, 2009

addendum to Lerdahl and Jackendoff

Here are scans of two graphics I produced for a graduate analysis class in the early 1990s. We used Lerdahl and Jackendoff as a textbook. Readers will recall that they reproduce the score of D779n13 with a grouping analysis, but they do not carry out the analyses that would follow: time-span reduction and prolongational reduction.

(Click on the thumbnails for full size images.)


Lerdahl, Fred, and Ray Jackendoff. A Generative Theory of Tonal Music. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1983.