Music Theory: Musical Form

Course Level 1: Introductory

Estimated Study Time: 1-2 hours

This course focuses on teaching you about the six models in classical music from sonata-allegro to rondo form. You will learn how each model was formed and the difference between each of them. This course also teaches you about the features of verse and chorus and how the same material can return at certain points in a musical piece.

The course discusses the four functional types that will show up in sonata-allegro form which are thematic, cadential, developmental, and transitional. You will learn when each of these types can occur in a musical piece and what they represent when used. This course also teaches you about musical techniques such as pedal point and ostinato.

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