DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.01.004
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Miroslaw Majchrzak

Abstract: Musical analysis enables us to study the various elements of a musical work, for example texture, melody, dynamics, or harmony (including tonality). Thanks to musical analysis we are able to trace the compositional technique, or assess the artistic value of given work. In addition to traditional, descriptive methods of music analysis, we can observe in 20th century the development of methods based on science (mathematics, otherwise statistics). Such methodologies allow us to obtain a strict understanding of t…

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