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January 5, 2010

Prof. Eytan Agmon

Navon Hall of JAMD


Prof. Eytan Agmon of Bar-Ilan University is an music theorist specializing in tonal music, including Schenkerian analysis, rhythm, and the Western musical mind. Currently working on a cognitively oriented and mathematically formulated study of the Western tone-system. A recently developed interdisciplinary course, “Music, Mathematics, and Cognition,” draws students from music, mathematics, computer science, philosophy, and brain research. A Visiting Scholar at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago, 1997–1998, and a Visiting Slee Professor, University at Buffalo, 2003–2004, Prof. Agmon is a Founding Member of ESCOM: European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music. f.


Date / time Activity
Jan. 5, 2010, 11:30 a.m. Chopin's Mazurka, Op. 24, No. 2, and  Fétis’s "Tonal Perfection" (Lecture)