Spring 2009

Form in Tonal Music

Listed in: Music, as MUSI-32


Graham G. Hunt (Section 01)


A continuation of Music 31 and the second of the required music theory sequence for majors. This course will focus on the understanding of musical form in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Topics to be covered will include sonata form, the romantic character piece and eighteenth-century counterpoint. There will be analyses and writing exercises, as well as model compositions and analytic papers. Three hours of lecture and two ear-training sections per week. Requisite: Music 31 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor Hunt.