TR 2:00 - 2:50
A course designed to examine in depth the various large-scale forms utilized in musical compositions written in the western European tradition since the Classic period. Additionally, the process of invention and fugue, most specifically that of Johann Sebastian Bach, will also be discussed and analyzed. Students will understand the meaning and development of these forms and processes and be able to compare and contrast them in selected compositions.
1. Own both the textbook and the workbook.
2. Attend class and participate in discussions.
3. With the help of the textbook, workbook, and class discussions, complete and pass all assignments.
All papers must be printed as typed, double-spaced. If submitted through email, papers must be RECEIVED before the class period at which they are due for full credit. Charts and diagrams may be handwritten but must be determined legible by the professor in order to receive credit.
Papers and assignments submitted after the given deadline will be accepted for partial credit, determined by the amount of lateness.
Grades will be impacted by attendance and participation within class during each meeting. Grades will suffer starting with the third absence and students may be dropped upon their sixth absence with or without advance notice to the professor.