BAIN MUSC 525

Joseph N. Straus, *Introduction to
Post-Tonal Theory*, 4th ed. (New York: Norton, 2016).

The complete Straus 4/e Table of Contents is available in Google Books {GB}.

Here is a listing of the book's most important tables:

**Tables**

- List of Set Classes, pp. 378-381
- T
_{n}I

- Twelve possible inversions (pc mappings under T
_{n}I), p. 61- The twelve axes of inversional symmetry, p. 240
- Set class and symmetry

- T
_{n}-symmetrical set classes, p. 101- T
_{n}I-symmetrical set classes, p. 111

(with more than 1 degree of inversional symmetry)- Tetrachords with the transpositional combination property, p. 126
- CSEG-classes for CSEGs of 3 and 4 notes, p. 129
- Interval cycles, p. 164
- Maximally even set classes, pp. 170-171

Each Straus 4/e chapter ends with a
comprehensive set of theory exercises, two in-depth model analyses, a set
of guided analyses, and annotated bibliography with further reading. The
first page of each of these sections are indicated below:

Chapter 1. Basic Concepts of Pitch and Interval, p. 1

- Theory Exercises, p. 18
- Model Analyses, p. 22
- Guided Analyses, p. 31
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 42

Chapter 2. Pitch-Class Sets, p. 43

- Theory Exercises, p. 71
- Model Analyses, p. 75
- Guided Analyses, p. 87
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 93

Chapter 3. Some Additional Properties and Relationships, p. 95

- Theory Exercises, p. 132
- Model Analyses, p. 137
- Guided Analyses, p. 148
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 157

Chapter 4. Motive, Voice Leading, and Harmony, p. 159

- Theory Exercises, p. 199
- Model Analyses, p. 202
- Guided Analyses, p. 214
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 225

Chapter 5. Centricity and Referential Pitch Collections, p. 228

- Theory Exercises, p. 263
- Model Analyses, p. 265
- Guided Analyses, p. 277
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 292

Chapter 6. Basic Concepts of Twelve-Tone Music, p. 294

- Theory Exercises, p. 338
- Model Analyses, p. 342
- Guided Analyses, p. 354
- Bibliography & Further Reading, p. 376

List of Set Classes, p. 378Answers to Selected Theory Exercises, p. 389

Index of Concepts, p. 389

Index of Composers & Works, p. 395

Updated: July 15, 2022

Reginald Bain | University
of South Carolina | School of
Music

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