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THMUS E546 — Developing Variation: From Beethoven to Schoenberg

3 credits
Spring
Jonathan Dawe

Prerequisite: THMUS 511 . The transformation of motive, melody, and theme are explored as a significant compositional procedure that developed over the centuries. The concepts of developing variation, transformation theory, and non-tonal motivic analysis are presented in a survey involving music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Wager, Liszt, and Schoenberg.