Listen to the following selections. Respond to each piece in the following ways:
Tell me the feeling of the piece. Is it light and happy, depressing, triumphant,
Determine if the piece is in a major or minor key, or nei
Example 1: Chorale from Bach Cantata BWV 1.
What instruments do you hear? Voice, Violin, Oboe
What is the tempo? Medium
What is the meter, if any? Compound meter
Is this piece in major or minor?
What is the texture? Polyphonic texture
How many different m
Listen to the first few moments of Bach's Mass in B Minor. Using the list shown
above, describe the various contrasting elements that you hear. You many find it
helpful to give specific timings to support your examples.
Opening bars of the Kyrie fr
Discuss the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, 1st movement. You can listen to it at
professorimprov.com. You'll find it in the media player at the top of the page,
followed by the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, 3rd movement, which we'll use in