This book offers critical demonstrations of various methods and concepts currently used in music analysis. Among the subjects are musical implications, tonal analysis, generative theory, ambiguity, similarity, and the key criteria met with in lawsuits of plagiarism. Finally, can a composer's sexual leanings be derived from his music?
About the Author
Bengt Edlund, trained as a pianist, has been active as a music critic, and as a lecturer at the Department of Musicology, University of Lund, where he was appointed a professor in 2000. His main elds of interest are music theory and analysis, music cognition and aestethics, and musical interpretation.