Course Texts:

Gauldin, Robert. A Practical Approach to Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint. Prospect Heights: Waveland Press, 1995.

Kennan, Kent. Counterpoint Based on Eighteenth-Century Practice. Englewd: Prentice Hall, 1959.

Koss, Ellis. Musical Form. Palo Alto: Houghton Mifflin, 1976.

Reicha, Anton. Treatise on Melody [1803, 1848]. Translated by Peter Landley. Hillsdale: Pendragon Press, 2000.

Schoenberg, Arnold. Fundamentals of Music Composition [1948]. Edited by Gerald Strang. London: Faber and Faber, 1967.


Recommended Texts:
Burkhardt, Charles. Anthology for Musical Analysis. Fifth (or Sixth) Edition. Belmont: Schirmer, 2004.


LISTENING RESERVES

Whole CDs on reserve
(1) Domenico Scarlatti
Selections: Virginia Black, harpsichord LCD2364
(2) Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre
Book II Suite I in D minor: John Metz, harpsichord LCD2152
(3) Andre Campra “Les ages” (Opera Ballet): ensemble Bal interrompu LS1128

Bach collections for weeks 1 and 2
(1) Bourrées I and II (from cello suite no. 3, BWV 1009): John Williams, guitar LCD3464
(2) Two-part Inventions
(#4 in D minor, #8 in F major
#12 in A major, #14 in B-flat major):
Ton Koopman, harpsichord LCD 3422
(3) 4 canons from “A Musical Offering,” arranged by Neville Mariner:
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields LCD1762

Selections for weeks 3 and 4
(1) Prelude and fugue in E minor, BWV 533: Nikolai Demidenko, piano LCD4200
(2) Prelude and fugue in D major, BWV 532: Nikolai Demidenko, piano LCD4200
(3) L’Art de la fugue, BWV 1080
Contrapunctus V and VI: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields LCD1762
Contrapunctus V and VI: Charles Rosen, piano LS2513
(4) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Prelude and Fugue 2 in C minor (BWV 847):
Ralph Kirkpatrick, clavichord LCD3784

Selections for weeks 5 and 6
(1) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Prelude and Fugue 2 in C minor (BWV 847):
Glenn Gould, piano LS338
(2) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Prelude and Fugue 6 in D minor (BWV 851):
Jeno Jandó, piano LCD2190
(3) Well-tempered clavier, part 2, Prelude 20 in A minor (BWV 889):
Ralph Kirkpatrick, clavichord LCD4432
(4) Well-tempered clavier, part 2, Prelude 11 in F major (BWV 880):
David Ng-Quinn, piano LR5160

Selections for weeks 7 and 8
(1) Fuga a 6 voci, in the arrangement for orchestra by Anton Webern:
Berliner Philharmoniker LCD 3545 (v1, I think?)
(2) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Prelude 1 in C major (BWV 846):
Ralph Kirkpatrick, clavichord LCD3784
(3) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Fugue 11 in F major (BWV 856):
Glenn Gould, piano LS338
(4) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Prelude and Fugue 16 in G minor (BWV 861):
Jeno Jandó, piano LCD2190

Selections for weeks 9 and 10
(1) Well-tempered clavier, part 1, Fugue 21 in B flat major (BWV 866):
Colin Tilney, clavichord LCD528
(2) Well-tempered clavier, part 2, Prelude and Fugue 9 in E major (BWV 878):
Ralph Kirkpatrick, clavichord LCD4432
Colin Tilney, harpsichord LCD528
Glenn Gould, piano LSR518
(3) L’Art de la fugue, BWV 1080
Contrapunctus VII: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields LCD1762
Contrapunctus VII: Charles Rosen, piano LS2513