Definitions

Hopefully this will condense somethings that new/less experienced musicians would like to know. The later definitions will be explained thru the course and worked with in assignments. Words in a definition that reference other definitions are italicized. Common Practice Period – era of Western Music from the Baroque through the early 20th century. Triad –…

Manifesto

Why does this class exist? Why this research? I often explain this class/my research project as “Why Roman numerals are silly, and what you should do instead,” with more or less forceful language, depending on the context. I am saddened by the number of musicians that dismiss Theory as something they just have to get…