BAIN MUSC 215
Music Theory III

Burstein & Straus, Concise 2/e Videos

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Each Burstein & Straus chapter comes with a set of video tutorials called KnowIt videos. These brief (ca. 3-5 min.) instructional videos by Dr. Anna Gawboy (Ohio State University) are a great way to review the most important concepts in each chapter.

Ch. 25 Applied Dominants of V {E-book}

  1. Recognizing V of V (4:48)
  2. Writing applied dominants (5:30)

Ch. 26 Other Applied Chords {E-book}

  1. Recognizing applied diminished chords (4:13)
  2. Resolving applied diminished chords (3:54)

EXAM 1


Ch. 27 Modulation to the Dominant Key {E-book}

  1. Modulation to the dominant key (5:16)
  2. Finding pivot chords (1:58)
  3. Harmonizing a modulating melody (4:41)

Ch. 28 Modulation to Closely-Related Keys {E-book}

  1. Identifying Closely Related Keys (3:25)
  2. Writing a modulating chord progression (4:07)

Ch. 29 Modal Mixture {E-book}

  1. Recognizing modal mixture (4:14)
  2. Writing a chord progression using mixture (4:22)

EXAM 2


Ch. 30 The Neapolitan Chord {E-book}

  1. Recognizing bII6 (4:14)
  2. Writing bII6 (3:58)

Ch. 31 Augemented Sixth Chords {E-book}

  1. Writing It+6 chords (3:16)
  2. Writing Fr+6 chords (2:59)
  3. Writing Ger+6 chords (3:28)
  4. Recognizing augmented six chords (5:04)

Ch. 37 Binary Form {E-book}

  1. Rounded binary form (4:26)
  2. Balanced binary form (4:21)
  3. Simple binary form (1:47)

Ch. 38 Ternary and Rondo Forms {E-book}

  1. Ternary form (7:29)
  2. Rondo form (6:45)

Ch. 39 Sonata Form {E-book}

BEETHOVEN, Piano Sonata in G minor, Op. 49 No. 1, I. Andante {Naxos}

  1. Exposition (7:13)
  2. Development (6:25)
  3. Recapitulation and coda (5:41)

FINAL EXAM


References

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

Dahn, Luke. 2018. The Four-Part Chorales of J. S. Bach. Available online at: <http://www.bach-chorales.com/Index.htm>.


Updated: July 14, 2021

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