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Calendar Overview

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Week 1: Sept 28, Oct 1, 3 & 5

Basic Voice Leading:

Oct 1: George Marsh Rhythm Workshop

Oct 3-5: Types of Motion and Voicing, Guidelines for Unity and Motion

Keyboard Skills (Weeks 1 and 2: Due M-Tu Oct 1-2 AND Oct 8-9 in labs), Voice & Rhythm (WEEK 1: Due W-F Oct 3-5 in labs)

Read Kostka & Payne Chapter 5 (all) & Chapter 6 (pp 85-91) 

Complete Self-Tests 5-2 A & C, 5-3 B & D (Due Oct 3)

Assignment 1: Melody and Root-position voice-leading (Due Oct 8)

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Week 2: Oct 8, 10, 12

Harmonic Progression

 Keyboard skills (See above for the portion due Mon Oct 8 & Tu Oct 9) Voice & Rhythm (Due Wed-Fr Oct 10-12).

Read Kostka & Payne Chapter 6 (pp 91-98) & 7 (all)

Assignment 2:  Root-position voice-leading pt 2 (Due Oct 12)

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Week 3: Oct 15, 17, 19

Oct 15: George Marsh Rhythm Workshop

First Inversion Triads

Keyboard skills (Due Mon Oct 15 & Tu Oct 16) Voice & Rhythm (Due Wed-Fri Oct 17-19), 

Read Kostka & Payne Chapter 8 & 9 

Assignment 3 (Due Oct 24)

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Week 4: Oct 22, 24, 26

Mid-term review (take home test October 26)

Keyboard skills (Due Mon Oct 22 & Tu Oct 23)  Voice & Rhythm (Due Wed-Fri Oct 24-26)

 

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Week 5: Oct 29, 31, Nov 2

Oct 29: George Marsh Rhythm Workshop

Keyboard Skills (Mon Oct 29 & Tues Oct 30)  Voice & Rhythm (Due Wed Oct 31—Fri Nov 2),

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Week 6: Nov 5, 7, 9

November 5: George Marsh Rhythm Workshop

Using non-chord tones: N, P, App, and E.

READING: Baroque counterpoint 2:1 (Kent Kennan Chapter 4 excerpt); Kostka & Payne Chapter 9.

Assignment 5 (given in class, based on Minuet in Dm and Minuet in Gm from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook), due Wednesday November 7: Analyze the harmony of the first 8 bars of both Minuets. Re-compose a right-hand melodic part above the existing left-hand part.

Mid-term: Keyboard Skills (Monday Nov 5 & Tues Nov 6), Mid-term: Voice & Rhythm (Wed Nov 7—Fri Nov 9)

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Week 7: Nov 12, 14, 16

Basics of cadences, non-chord tones, continued: Suspensions.

Assignment 6 [Due Friday, Nov 16]:

1. From Xs marked on your midterms (each worth 3 points), submit corrections on separate staff paper. Each successful correction based on an X is worth 2 points. Corrections of errors that were not marked are worth 4 points.

2. Each day this week, listen to selections from one of the videos linked in Listening Assignment 1

3. Read my guidelines (also given in lecture) on 2-part writing in the 18th-c style. Complete the four counterpoint exercises given in class on Friday November 9.

Keyboard Skills (Mon 11/19!-Tues 11/20! — NOTE: no keyboard labs 11/12-11/13)

Voice & Rhythm (Wed 11/14-Fri 11/16)

Read Kennan on 3:1 & 4:1

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Week 8: Nov 19, 21

Non-chord tones, continued: Suspensions, retardations, anticipations. 6-3 & 6-4 idioms and cadential formulae.

Read Kostka & Payne Chapter 10.

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Week 9: Nov 26, 28, 30

November 26: George Marsh Rhythm Workshop

Cadential formulae, continued. Antecedent and consequent phrases.

(BASED ON LAST WEEK, but DIFFERENT KEYS —>) Keyboard Skills (November 26-27)

(THIS V&R ASSIGNMENT INCLUDES THE FANCY FIGURED BASS—>) Voice & Rhythm (November 28-30)

Due November 28: Assignment 6 revisions [extended 2 days]

Due November 30: Minuet plan—

1. [TURN IN–p 1 of the handout given in class:] Analyze the cadences in (a) Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento (as begun in class) or

(b) one of the Minuets studied so far this quarter. Recognize the overall length of each of these two compositions, and at what time interval (in measures) the cadences occur.

2. [NOT TO TURN IN—p 2 of the handout:] Choose one of these analyses, and following the Corelli example given in class, write (a) a bass and treble note corresponding to the beginning of each phrase, (b) bass and treble notes corresponding to the chords in each cadence, and (c) a series of bass notes corresponding to each sequence.

3. TURN IN—p 3 of the handout: A transposition of your analysis in step 2. 

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Week 10: Dec 3, 5, 7

Read Ellis Koss “The Melodic Phrase”. 

Assignment 7: Idiomatic 3:1, 4:1, and Suspension Exercises [Due Wednesday, December 5]

Final Projects (Due at the beginning of the final exam).

Labs: Keyboard Skills Final, Voice and Rhythm Final.

FINAL EXAM


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