Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to musical form and its elements (motive, phrase, period, etc). Rhythmic reductions and hierarchical organization of form. Analytical application and exercises on the harmonic idioms and musical forms of the 17th and 18th centuries (binary and ternary forms, contrapuntal forms, variations, rondo, sonata form, etc).
analysis, musical form, tonal harmony, rhythmical reduction
Additional bibliography for study
Berry, Wallace, Form in music: an examination of traditional techniques of musical form and their applications in historical and contemporary styles, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1986.
Walton, Charles W., Βασικές μουσικές φόρμες: μαθήματα μορφολογίας της μουσικής, Αθήνα: Orpheus Σ. & Μ. Νικολαϊδης, 1990.