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Music Form and Analysis (301-01): MUSIC 301-01: Form and Analysis

Comprehensive study of harmonic and formal structures and typical stylistic traits of 18th and 19th-century music.

BACKGROUND RESEARCH

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On the link below, scroll to the bottom of selections.  Select Piano Sonata No. 6  in D. Major, K. 284 and click "play selection" on the left side.  You will have to click the on button 3 times to make it work.

RONDEAU IN CHANSONS: INFLUENCE ON 20TH CENTURY COMPOSERS

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Summary of the 3 movements of Mozart's Sonata in D. Major, No. 6, K. 284.

MEDIEVAL FRENCH RONDEAU IN CHANSONS

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ARTICLES ON MOZART'S SONATA IN D MAJOR, NO. 6, K284

Reference Tools to begin exploring

Oxford Music Online. Includes Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and Oxford Companion to Music, with more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works.

ASSIGNMENT: ANALYSIS OF MOZART SONATA No. 6 K. 284.

Analyze 3 movements of the Sonata No. 6 K.284 by Mozart.  Movements are written in Sonata Form, Rondo Form, and Theme and Variations.  Provide information on the history of these forms, i.e., Medieval French rondeau in chansons and its development in 18th and 19th century music.  Provide examples of pieces and major exponents, and its influence in 20th century composers.  Same for Theme and Variations, for which the Baroque chaconne and passacaglia are predecessors.

Mozart and the sonata form. A companion book to any edition of Mozart's piano sonatas, including an analysis of the form of each movement, with notes upon treatment & tonality.

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