MIT 21M.303 Writing in Tonal Forms I, Spring 2009

Written and analytic exercises based on 18th- and 19th-century small forms
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Written and analytic exercises based on 18th- and 19th-century small forms and harmonic practice found in music such as the chorale preludes of Bach; minuets and trios of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven; and the songs and character pieces of Schubert and Schumann. Musicianship laboratory is required.

Student song compositions were performed in class by guest artists Janna Baty, voice, and Daniel Curtis, piano. See the assignments page for video and audio recordings of student compositions.

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Chapter 1: MIT 21M.303 Writing in Tonal Forms I, Spring 2009

  • Lesson 1
    Song 1 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    17:36
  • Lesson 2
    Song 2 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    22:24
  • Lesson 3
    Song 3 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    11:58
  • Lesson 4
    Song 4 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    10:29
  • Lesson 5
    Song 5 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    14:18
  • Lesson 6
    Song 6 | MIT 21M.303 Writin…
    06:14

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