MUSI 610/810 Analysis of Timbre Course Website

Spring 2019 | Dr. Megan L. Lavengood | George Mason University

Timbre is often described as a domain of music that is quite ineffable, with little standardized vocabulary to deal with it. Yet timbre might well be the most immediate aspect of sound that we as humans perceive. This course explores the ways in which musicologists have tackled the difficult task of analyzing timbre.

How to use this website

This website is where I will post all course information, including instructions for weekly assignments. To submit assignments, please visit our Blackboard site.

Course overview