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Derek's collection

by Derek Condo
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The Fugues of the Well-Tempered Clavier

Added 05/19/2011
This object talk about J. S. Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier" and how it was an important tool in the Baroque time period for keyboard students to learn the chord progressions and styles of the time period. It also helped teach basic keyboard fingerings and techniques on facilitating the playing of these exercises and fugues

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Added 05/19/2011
This object talked about the instrumentation of the modern orchestra and how the instruments are positioned. It also gave some brief information about each section in the orchestra and what their role in the ensemble is commonly. It also talked about the various repertoire each instrument is commonly known for playing.

Symmetry as a Compositional Determinant

Added 05/19/2011
This object talks about how symmetry is used as a compositional tool and how it used composing pieces (ex. Webern) in terms of elements such as rhythm, melody, and harmony. it also talks about different mathematical formulas used to create melodic lines and phrases.

Create a Graph

Added 05/19/2011
This object was a good way to teach students the various graphs used for mathematics and other needs and how to make them. It is an excellent tutorial for creating and understanding graphs and using them for real life situations.

Medieval Music & Arts Foundation Early Music FAQ

Added 05/19/2011
This object is a great tool for understanding and realizing early music in Europe and how it functioned in the society of the time. It also give dates and composers that are essential to the era of music being discussed. It talks about the styles important to the time period and what instruments and techniques were used to better understand music.

120 Years of Electronic Music

Added 05/19/2011
This object gives a detailed outline of most of the electrically based musical pieces in history. It also show that the late 1800's -1900's were not the only eras of music where electronic instruments were incorporated into musical repertoire. It shows that electronic instruments date all the way back to as late as the 1700's.

Science of Music

Added 05/19/2011
This object is a great learning tool for seeing and responding to how music and science fit together. It creates an understanding of how the physics of music related to the physics that are commonly taught and practiced. It also talks about techniques that can better inhibit better sound production for vocalists and instrumentalists.

Reason to Rock: Rock Music as Art Form

Added 05/19/2011
This object talks about rock as a form of art and how it has become a form of art. It also gives description on the various ways to create and assess rock in forms and textures. This object is a great way to enjoy the music you love to listen to and appreciate how it is formed.

Virtual Instrument Museum

Added 05/19/2011
This object is a great way to look at and understand the various types of instruments in the world and how they are commonly used in their cultures. It gives example hearings and shows images on what they look like. This object is a great tool for exploring the outer boundaries of the instrumental world and what other cultures roles are in music history.

Sonata Allegro Form in Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K 525

Added 05/19/2011
This object can be a helpful tool when trying to learn and understand the "sonata-allegro" form of the Classical Period. Here, the author has created an example chart of the beginning to Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" and shows such things as where the "A" section of the Exposition starts and ends giving with it measure numbers to go off of. This is a good start to learning some of the principles of the "sonata-allegro" form.
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