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MUTH 541 Topics in Popular Music Analysis (3 credits)

Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)


Music Theory and Analysis : Different approaches to the analysis of popular music. Issues of transcription, notation, analytical pertinence, aesthetics, hermeneutics, and semiotics will be explored through transcription exercises, readings, and analysis of selected recordings.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: David Brackett (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: MUTH 251; OR MUTH 211 or MUCO 240D1/D2 or MUTH 250, and MUSP 231 or MUSP 241, and MUSP 171