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Lecture 14 - Ostinato Form in the Music of Purcell, Pachelbel, Elton John and Vitamin C

Lecture 14 - Ostinato Form in the Music of Purcell, Pachelbel, Elton John and Vitamin C

This video was recorded at YALE MUSI 112 - Listening to Music with Professor Craig Wright. This lecture begins with a review of all the musical forms previously discussed in class: sonata-allegro, rondo, theme and variations, and fugue. Professor Wright then moves on to discuss the final form that will be taught before the students' next exam: ostinato. With the aid of music by Pachelbel, Purcell, and a few popular artists, Professor Wright shows the multitude of ways in which the ostinato bass has been used throughout the past several centuries. Reading assignment: Wright, Craig. Listening to Music, chapter 6 and pp. 122-129 Resources: Midterm Exam 2 Preparation Guide [PDF] Credits: Professor Wright's course contains copyrighted material, including portions of musical works, the use of... Show More

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