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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $85.00
  • November 2018
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-61735-1
  • 557 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

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Anthology of Music for Analysis


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Timothy Cutler (Author)


The best collection of musical examples for any theory class

Drawing on Timothy Cutler’s extensive pedagogical experience, this anthology provides ideal examples for any theory class. Consisting of excerpts organized by topic, the anthology is designed to support any theory text and contains the perfect examples to illustrate every theoretical concept. The Anthology of Music for Analysis is part of Norton’s suite of resources for the theory curriculum and offers students substantial savings when packaged with a Norton theory text.


A convenient and affordable resource for any theory course

Cutler’s anthology supplies the perfect example to illustrate any musical concept, so finding examples ahead of—or even during—class is easier than ever. With a Spotify playlist, recordings are freely available. Although the anthology is designed to work with any theory textbook, it is part of Norton’s suite of theory resources. With the Anthology of Music for Analysis and a Norton theory textbook, students can purchase all the materials they need for the entire theory sequence for less than $200. 

All the examples for the theory sequence in one collection

This collection features hundreds of musical examples, organized by theoretical topic, from fundamentals through post-tonal theory. Examples range in length from single phrases to entire movements, giving students the musical context they need to analyze concepts from harmonic progressions to form. 

Organization that reinforces theoretical concepts

Chapters are devoted to topics from scales to serialism. A summary at the beginning of each chapter concisely reviews theoretical concepts using language that is compatible with a variety of theoretical perspectives. Provocative questions scattered throughout the volume help steer class discussion and assignments. Each chapter begins with simple examples—ideal for introducing concepts—and progresses to complex examples. 


    Chapter 1         Major and Minor Scales

    Chapter 2         Meter and Rhythm

    Chapter 3         Species Counterpoint

    Chapter 4         Passing and Neighbor Tones

    Chapter 5         Suspensions, Anticipations, and Pedals

    Chapter 6         I, V, and V7

    Chapter 7         I6, V6, and vii°6

    Chapter 8         Inversions of V7

    Chapter 9         IV, ii, and ii6

    Chapter 10       The Cadential

    Chapter 11       vi and IV6

    Chapter 12       ii7, IV7, and Their Inversions

    Chapter 13       Leading-Tone Seventh Chords

    Chapter 14       III and VII

    Chapter 15       Harmonic Sequences

    Chapter 16       Chord Techniques

    Chapter 17       Chord Techniques

    Chapter 18       Passing and Neighbor Chords

    Chapter 19       Tonicizing V

    Chapter 20       Other Tonicizations

    Chapter 21       Modulation

    Chapter 22       Mixture

    Chapter 23       Neapolitan Chords

    Chapter 24       Augmented Sixth Chords

    Chapter 25       Embellished Dominant Chords

    Chapter 26       Various Chromatic Techniques

    Chapter 27       Phrase Structure

    Chapter 28       One-Part, Binary, and Ternary Forms

    Chapter 29       Rondo, Sonata, and Variation Forms

    Chapter 30       Contrapuntal Procedures

    Chapter 31       Post-Tonal Scales and Pitch Collections

    Chapter 32       Free Atonality

    Chapter 33       Twelve-Tone Techniques