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Music theory & analysis

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Music theory & analysis (W356): The study of conceptual structures typical of music theory and method and techniques used to analyse music.

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Link Antonio Vivaldi - "The Four Seasons" - "Winter" - (Violin : Itzhak Perlman)

A great performance of Winter by Perlman

Vivaldi, Baroque, Concerto, Four Seasons view
Document Antonio Vivaldi - "The Four Seasons" - "Winter" - Mutopia edition score

The Mutopia edition score uses larger print and so is much easier to read. It also uses exactly the letters that Vivaldi uses for his Sonetto...

Vivaldi, Concerto, Baroque view
Link Bach - Vioiln Concerto in A minor - BWV 1041

A link to the IMSLP page of scores of Bach's Vioiln Concerto in A minor - BWV 1041. The version that I have photocopied for you is the Barenreiter...

Concerto, violin, Baroque, Bach, 18th century view
Audio Comparing temperaments (tunings) - 2

A companion file for "Comparing temperaments (tunings)". This file demonstrates the sound of Bach's C# Prelude (no. 3 from Book 1 of the "48") in...

Temperament, Tuning view
Document Haydn - Creation - Awake the Harp

Vocal score of Awake the Harp

Haydn, choral, oratorio view
Document Haydn - Creation - The Heavens are Telling

Vocal score of The Heavens are Telling

Haydn, choral, oratorio view
Audio Haydn - Creation - The Heavens are Telling - Sibelius file

A Sibelius file of The Heavens are Telling -

Haydn, choral, oratorio view
Course Musical Analysis - Early to Classical

Studying one work each week, a wide range of music will be analysed - concentrating on works from the Baroque and Classical periods. Different...

classical music view
Link The 22 shrutis of the Indian classical tradition

Arising from our talk about equal temperament Soumya has sent me the link to a very interesting talk on the shrutis of Indian classical music....

Indian music, Shruti, Tuning, Octave, Temperament view
Audio Verbum caro - Sheppard + PC on Bb - blank tenor.sib

The Sibelius file of the first part of John Sheppard's Verbum caro with missing tenor part. The plainchant for this text is given at the...

John Sheppard, Tudor, Renaissance view
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