- Αssimilation of the harmonic structures of tonal music.
- Familiarisation of technical and notational harmonic matters
- Understanding of basic stylistic features and their development
This background knowledge will be deployed in music analysis and music interpretation, as well as in the deeper understanding of the evolution of musical forms.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the history of harmony development. Exercises on modal harmony, figured bass, as well as four part choral harmonization (in J. S. Bach’s style). Work analysis of the period 1600 – 1750.