1. Week 1 3 items
    1. Analysis - Ian D. Bent 2001

      Book Essential Please read section I. only (you don't need to read section II. History).

    2. A guide to musical analysis - Nicholas Cook 1994, c1987

      Book Essential See: Cook, Nicholas, "What Does Musical Analysis Tell Us?"pp. 215-233. You can find a pdf of the chapter on the Moodle portal for the course under week 2/1.

    3. Engaging music: essays in music analysis - Deborah J. Stein c2005

      Book Essential See: Marvin, William, "Introduction to Writing Analytical Essays", pp. xi- xiv. You can find a pdf of the chapter on the Moodle portal for the course under week 2/1.

  2. Week 2 3 items
    1. Bach: the Brandenburg concertos - Malcolm Boyd 1993

      Book Essential Please read chapter 5 'The ritornello structure' available online.

    2. The Cambridge Companion to Bach 1997

      Book Essential See: Breig, Werner. “The Instrumental Music," pp. 123-135

    3. Concerto - Arthur Hutchings, Michael Talbot, Cliff Eisen, Leon Botstein 2001

      Book Essential See: Talbot, Michael. ‘’2. The Instrumental concerto: origins to 1750"

  3. Week 3 2 items
    1. Mozart's piano music - William Kinderman, Oxford University Press 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential See: Chapters 3 & 4

    2. Variations - Elaine Sisman 2001

      Book Essential See: Sisman, Elaine, ‘8. The Classical period’

  4. Week 4 2 items
    1. The Cambridge Companion to the Lied 2004

      Book Essential See: Parsons, J., ‘Introduction: why the Lied?’, pp. 1-11, and Brown, J., ‘In the beginning was poetry’, pp. 12-32

    2. The Cambridge Companion to Mahler 2007

      Book Essential See: Hefling, S. E., ‘Song and symphony (II). From Wunderhorn to Rueckert and the middle-period symphonies: vocal and instrumental works for a new century’

  5. Week 5 2 items
    1. The Cambridge Companion to Schoenberg 2010

      Book Essential See: Auner, J., ‘Schoenberg’s row tables: temporality and the idea’, pp. 157-176

    2. The twelve-note music of Anton Webern: old forms in a new language - Kathryn Bailey, American Council of Learned Societies c1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential See: Bailey, K., Introduction to Part I and I.1 The Rows

  6. Week 6 1 item
    1. Reading week (no readings)

  7. Week 7 3 items
    1. The Cambridge History of Medieval Music 2018

      Book Essential See: Baltzer, R. A., ‘The thirteenth-century motet’, pp. 974-999

    2. A critical companion to medieval motets 2018

      Book Recommended See: Hartt, J. C., ‘Introduction: Approaching medieval motets’ available online.

    3. Motet - Ernest H. Sanders et alii

      Chapter Essential Please read section I. 1. France, Ars Antiqua.

  8. Week 8 3 items
    1. Studying popular music - Richard Middleton, Askews & Holts Library Services 1990

      Book Essential See: Chapter 4

    2. Song means: analysing and interpreting recorded popular song - Allan F. Moore, Taylor & Francis Group 2016

      Book Essential See: Chapter 7

  9. Week 9 2 items
    1. The Cambridge Companion to Jazz 2003

      Book Essential See: Monsoon, I., ‘Jazz improvisation, pp. 114-132, and Owens, T., ‘Analysing Jazz’, pp. 268-298.

  10. Week 10 3 items
    1. The Ashgate research companion to experimental music - James Saunders, ProQuest (Firm) 2016

      Book Essential See: Kuivila, R., ‘Open Sources: Words, Circuits and the Notation/Realization Relation in Live Electronic Music’

    2. Sounding out: Pauline Oliveros and lesbian musicality - Martha Mockus, ProQuest (Firm) 2008

      Book Essential Please read chapters 1 and 2.

    3. Deep listening: a composer's sound practice - Pauline Oliveros 2005

      Book Recommended See: Preface and Introduction (pp. xv-xxv)

  11. Week 11 2 items