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Harmony and Tonality


Abstract • PreparationBibliography/ListeningMain Text


Abstract

This seminar investigates basis of form - harmony, tonality, dissonance and consonance.


Preparation

Consider the following questions:

Prepare some answers to these questions, especially 'what is harmony' and 'what is tonality'. These are common notions that are surprisingly difficult to define.


Bibliography/Listening

Wagner, R. ... Rhinegold. ...
Stravinsky, I. 1913 Le sacre du Printemps. Miniature score: Boosey and Hawkes.
Messiaen, O. ... Quator pour le fin du temps. Miniature score: ...
Messiaen, O. ... Et expecto resurrectionem mortuorum. Miniature score: ...
Ligeti, G. ... Double Concerto for Flute and Oboe. Miniature score: ...
Ligeti, G. ... Volumina. Miniature score: ...
Ligeti, G. ... Continuum. Miniature score: ...
Stockhausen, K. ... Stimmung. Miniature score: ...

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