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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Earnest Jast on Thursday October 22, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to MUS 160A at University of California Santa Barbara taught by L. Rothfarb in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 60 views. For similar materials see /class/226834/mus-160a-university-of-california-santa-barbara in Music at University of California Santa Barbara.




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Date Created: 10/22/15
Music 160A class notes Dr Rothfarb October 8 2007 Key determination 0 Large scale form in tonal music goes hand in hand with key organization Your ability to recognize and describe formal structure will be largely dependent on your ability to recognize key areas and your knowledge of what to expect Knowing what to expect 0 Knowing what keys to expect in certain situations will be an invaluable tool in formal analysis Certain keys are common and should be expected as typical destinations for modulation we will use Roman numerals to indicate the relation to the home key Here are the common structural key areas 0 0 vi 0 Other keys are uncommon for modulation and are not structural 0 ii 0 iii 0 IV Tonicization or modulation 0 The phenomena of tonicization and modulation provide a challenge to the music analyst In both cases one encounters pitches and harmonies that are foreign to the home key How then does one determine whether a particular passage is a tonicization or a modulation 0 To begin with this is a question of scale Tonicizations are much shorter than modulations A tonicization may last only one or two beats while a modulation will last much longerisometimes for entire sections 0 A modulation will have cadences These cadences confirm for the listener that the music has moved to a new key area A tonicizationithough it might have more than two chordsiwill not have cadences 0 A modulation will also typically contain a new theme Tonicizations on the other hand are finished too quickly to be given any significant thematic material Half cadence on V or authentic cadence in V 0 In analyzing tonal music you will undoubtedly come across situations where you must determine whether a cadence that ends with the pitches of the V chord is a half cadence in the tonic key or an authentic cadence in the dominant 0 We will be using the following notation to describe these two possibilities The first Roman numeral indicates the key relative to the home key The second Roman numeral denotes the chord within that key 0 I V 2 half cadence on V in the tonic key 0 V I authentic cadence in dominant key 0 To demonstrate this take a look at the opening of the example on page 18 of the anthology JC Bach op 52ii What type of cadence appears in m 8 o M 8 contains a half cadence in the home key with a 2 suspension This would be indicated by writing I V o In In 9 however we find a harmony with the same pitches D F and A Although it has the same pitches as the V chord in m 8 the harmony is now functioning differently What was a dominant harmony in m 8 is now the tonic harmony of a new section M 9 marks the beginning of a passage in the D major the dominant key This passage arrives at an imperfect authentic


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