CHAPTER 8 - EXAMPLE MUSICAL ANALYSES
SCHUMANN - KINDERSZENEN NO. 1
This example musical analysis is of a short piano piece with simple voice leading patterns. For this reason, the underling root progressions are easy to see. This example shows the conjoining of an incomplete and a complete phrase structure. The incomplete phrase here is a "Closing Section".
Please read the General Introduction, first. This analysis is broken down into the following stages:
If you are new to the principles of voice leading you should first read the Voice Leading Appendix. Please also refer to the Glossary of Symbols. Chapter 6: Extensions to the Basic Syntactic Structure will show more about how sub-phrases can be combined.