In a second web browser, open NAXOS so you can listen to the music you are analyzing.|
(You can quickly toggle among browsers with Alt-Tab.)
For each piece listed later on this page, answer the following questions.
- Is the meter duple or triple? Can you hum tonic?
- Does the piece modulate?
- Is the composition binary, ternary or rounded binary? (Listen for repetition.) Diagram the piece, e.g. A B A'.
- How long is each section? (How many measures?) Indicate the length of each section as a subscript, e.g. A8 B6 A'8.
- The entire piece begins and ends on tonic. Determine whether the sections begin or end on tonic, dominant or the relative major. Add roman numerals to your diagram, e.g.
In Naxos, search for "Anna Magdalena Notebook" (Copy and paste.) and study the following pieces:
In Naxos, search for (Copy and paste.) and study the following pieces: (These are challenging.)
- Beethoven Menuetto from Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 2, No. 1
- Beethoven Scherzo from Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 2, No. 2
- Beethoven Scherzo from Piano Sonata No. 15, Op. 28