Music Theory II

Harmonic Analysis

Burstein & Straus, Concise 2/e, Ch. 17-24
Workbook Exercises

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  1. J.S. BACH, Ich bin's, ich sollte bussen, from St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 {Naxos}; Score: Dahn 2018}
  2. J.S. BACH, Chorale 5, An Wasserflüssen Babylon {Naxos; Score: Dahn 2018}
  3. J.S. BACH, Chorale 1, Aus meines Herzens Grunde {Naxos; Score: Dahn 2018; Mutopia Project}, Wrk. 24.E2c, p. 254

Ch. 17 The Leading-Tone Seventh Chord

  1. MOZART, Requiem, Agnus Dei {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 17.F1a, p. 221
  2. HAYDN, Symphony No. 64, III. Menuet: Allegretto, Trio {Naxos @ 0:53}, Wrk. Ex. 17.F2c, p. 223

Ch. 18 Approaching V: IV6, ii, ii7, and IV7

  1. J.S. BACH, Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004, V. Ciaconna {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 18.F1, p. 198 (Concise 1/e)
  2. HANDEL, Lascia ch'io pianga (Let me weep), from Rinaldo, Act II {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 18.G1f, p. 237
  3. J.S. BACH, Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 870 {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 18.F6, p. 199 (Concise 1/e)
  4. MENDELSSOHN, Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, I {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 18.G2d, p. 240
  5. MOZART, Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581, II. Larghetto {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 18.F9, p. 200 (Concise 1/e)

Ch. 19 Multiple Functions: VI

  1. SCHUMMAN, "Hör ich das Liedchen klingen" (I hear the song resounding), from Dichterliebe, Op. 48 {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 19.F2b, p. 254
  2. MOZART, Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545, II {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 19.F2a, p. 254
  3. SCHUBERT, Mignon I (Heiss mich nicht reden) {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 19.E7, p. 210 (Concise 1/e)
  4. BEETHOVEN, Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring" {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 19.F2f, p. 255

Ch. 20 Embellishing Tones in Four-Part Harmony

  1. J.S. BACH, Chorale 269 {Naxos; Score: Dahn 2018}, Wrk. Ex. 20.H1, p. 266
  2. J.S. BACH, Chorale 117 {Naxos}; Score: Dahn 2018}, Wrk. Ex. 20.G2, p. 220 (Concise 1/e)
  3. BEETHOVEN, Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1, II {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 20.H11, p. 268

Ch. 21 III & VI

  1. CLARA SCHUMANN, Soirées Musicales, Mazurka, Op. 6, No. 3 {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 21.E2, p. 272
  2. SCHUMANN, No. 6 Poor Orphan Child, from Album for the Young, Op. 68 {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 21.E3, p. 272

Ch. 22 Sequences
  1. Harmonic Sequences
  2. Musical Examples

Ch. 23 Other Six-Four Chords

  1. J.S. BACH, Chorale 59: O grosse Lieb, from St. John's Passion {Naxos; Score: Dahn 2018}, Wrk. Ex. 23.D2, p. 294
  2. BIZET, Overture to Carmen {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 23.D4, p. 294
  3. SCHUMANN, No. 8 Wild Rider, from Album for the Young, Op. 68 {Naxos}, Wrk. Ex. 23.D7, p. 294

Ch. 24 Other Embellishing Chords

  1. J.S. BACH, Chorale 58: Herzlich lieb hab ich dich {Naxos}; Score: Dahn 2018}, Ex. 24.F1a, p. 305
  2. CORELLI, Chamber Sonata, Op. 2, No. 5, Sarabanda {Naxos}, Ex. 24.F1g, p. 305
  3. HAYDN, String Quartet, K. Op. 50, No. 4, II, Andante moderato assai {Naxos}, Ex. 24.F2a, p. 307


Burstein, L. Poundie and Joseph N. Straus. 2020. A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony, 2nd ed. New York: Norton. {Norton}

__________________________________. 2016. A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony, 1st ed. New York: Norton. {Norton}

Dahn, Luke. 2018. The Four–Part Chorales of J.S. Bach. Available online at: <>.

Updated: May 19, 2023

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