Voice-leading analysis of music 1: the foreground
Voice-leading analysis of music 1: the foreground

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Voice-leading analysis of music 1: the foreground

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise an analytical methodology known as 'voice leading analysis'

  • recognise five complete movements from Mozart’s piano sonatas, and be familiar with brief extracts from other sonatas by Mozart

  • recognise some defining features of Mozart's harmonic style

  • understand the principles of the simplest level of voice-leading analysis

  • express musical observations by means of the notation developed within this system of analysis.

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