Theory of music(session 1)

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Theory of music(session 1)

  1. 1. Theory of Western Music: Outline of the 1st Class (January 29, 2010)Historical Periods of Music Famous ComposersMedievalRenaissanceBaroque (1600-1750) George Frideric Handel Common Practice Period Johann Sebastian Bach Antonio VivaldiClassical (1750-1820) Joseph Haydn Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ludwig Van BeethovenRomantic(1820-1900) Franz Schubert Robert Schuman Frederic Chopin Franz Liszt20th CenturyContemporary21st CenturyInterval (Unison, m2, M2, m3, M3, P4, +4, P5, m6, M6, m7, M7, 8va)[m = minor, M = Major, P = Perfect, + = Augmented]Pitch -440(A), C(261, 626) Register (C4, C5 etc)Notes and Rests Time SignatureMeter(Simple(2/4,3/4/,4/4), Complex(5/4,7/4), Compound(6/8,12/8,9/8)) Rhythmic Dictation: Clap 4/4, 3/4Clef: Treble(G), Bass(F), Alto(C)Scale Circle of 5th Fat Cook Goes Down And Eats BreadCourtesy: Classical Guitar Association of Bangladesh (CGAB) http://www.cgab.org

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