Example 4

a. The first two measures of a chorale setting of “Der Christus ist mein Leben”
by J.S. Bach with Lerdahl’s analysis (2001, 22–23)

b. A likely Schenkerian analysis of the first measure of the passage in 4b

c. A violation of hierarchy results from reading the analysis of the soprano line of 4b under the representational model

d. An ungrammatical Schenkerian analysis and the implied violation of dynamic hierarchy

e. A hierarchy of motions describing the soprano of 4b and the MOP representation of this hierarchy