Teaching Resources

I. Compendia and Leaflets

Sheet 1a – Elements of tonal music I: Basic ear training – PDF 70 KB
Sheet 1b – Elements of tonal music II: Advanced ear training – PDF 84 KB
Sheet 2 – Keys, modes, and scales – PDF 151 KB
Sheet 3 – Vocal counterpoint in Renaissance style – PDF 79 KB
Sheet 4 – Clausulae and cadenza construction kit – PDF 68 KB
Sheet 5 – Four-part cadences in the 18th and 19th centuries – PDF 60 KB
Sheet 6 – Scalar triads and tetrads with figured bass – PDF 59 KB
Sheet 7 – Chorale setting and baroque thoroughbass – PDF 71 KB
Sheet 8 – Sequence patterns and schemata – PDF 319 KB
Sheet 9 – Harmonic functions and Roman numerals – PDF 65 KB
Sheet 9a – Series of harmonic functions and extended cadences  – PDF 35 KB
Sheet 10 – Baroque dances and suite movements – PDF 62 KB
Sheet 11 – Musical forms of Classicism and Romanticism – PDF 65 KB
Sheet 11a – Historical models of sonata form – PDF 85 KB
Sheet 12 – Genres in European music history – PDF 76 KB
Sheet 13 – Motivic development and cyclic form – PDF 57 KB
Sheet 14 – Methodology of music analysis – PDF 71 KB
Sheet 15 – German music copyright – PDF 64 KB

II. Worksheets and Examples

Medieval and Renaissance Music
Templates for two-part chorale settings (Contrapunctus simplex) – PDF 37 KB
Perotinus | Leoninus: Organum, Discantus, Clausula, Motet – PDF 33 KB
Machaut: S’amours ne fait par sa grace. Ballad (cloze) – PDF 36 KB
Machaut: S’amours ne fait par sa grace. Ballad (original) – PDF 38 KB
Dufay: Conditor alme siderum. Fauxbourdon (cloze) – PDF 32 KB
Dufay: Conditor alme siderum. Fauxbourdon (original) – PDF 32 KB
Josquin: Missa L’ami baudichon. Gloria and Credo – PDF 28 KB
Josquin: Missa Hercules dux Ferrariae. Pleni sunt coeli (cloze) – PDF 30 KB
Josquin: Missa Pange lingua. Credo (worksheet) – PDF 59 KB
Josquin: Missa Pange lingua. Pleni sunt coeli (cloze) – PDF 30 KB
Bauldeweyn: Missa Da pacem. Crucifixus (cloze) – PDF 53 KB
Othmayr: Wo Gott zum Haus nicht gibt sein Gunst. Bicinium (cloze) – PDF 30 KB
Othmayr: Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ. Bicinium (cloze) – PDF 42 KB
Othmayr: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir. Bicinium (cloze) – PDF 45 KB
Walter: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott. Bicinium (cloze) – PDF 32 KB
Rhau: So wünsch ich ihr ein gute Nacht. Bicinium (text underlay) – PDF 28 KB
Rhau: So wünsch ich ihr ein gute Nacht. Bicinium (original) – PDF 37 KB
Goudimel: Missa Il ne se trouve. Pleni | Lasso: Penitential Psalm (cloze) – PDF 37 KB
Goudimel: Missa Il ne se trouve. Pleni | Lasso: Penitential Psalm (originals) – PDF 48 KB
Lasso: Esurientes implevit bonis. Bicinium – PDF 30 KB
Lasso: Ipsa te cogat pietas. Bicinium (cloze) – PDF 37 KB
Lasso: Ipsa te cogat pietas. Bicinium (original) – PDF 35 KB
Lasso: Oculus non vidit. Bicinium Nr. 18 (cloze) – PDF 30 KB
Lasso: Oculus non vidit. Bicinium Nr. 18 (original) – PDF 32 KB
Lasso: Missa Paschalis. Benedictus | Byrd: Missa à 5. Agnus Dei (cloze) – PDF 35 KB
Lasso: Missa Paschalis. Benedictus | Byrd: Missa à 5. Agnus Dei (originals) – PDF 38 KB
Victoria | Lasso | Josquin: Soggetti for imitation exercises (cloze) – PDF 37 KB
Victoria | Lasso | Josquin: Soggetti for imitation exercises (originals) – PDF 39 KB
Palestrina: Soggetti for imitation exercises (cloze) – PDF 30 KB
Palestrina: Soggetti for imitation exercises (originals) – PDF 36 KB
Palestrina: Missa Ecce sacerdos magnus. Benedictus (cloze) – PDF 29 KB
Palestrina: Missa Ecce sacerdos magnus. Benedictus (original) – PDF 30 KB

Baroque Music and Thoroughbass
Theme composition worksheet (incipits to be completed to 8 bars) – PDF 39 KB
Dowland: Come again | Schütz: O lieber Herre Gott (thoroughbass) – PDF 40 KB
Purcell: Dido und Aeneas. Dido’s lament (thoroughbass) – PDF 38 KB
Corelli: Sonata da chiesa, Op. 1 No. 12 | Handel: Giulio Cesare (thoroughbass) – PDF 37 KB
Corelli: Sonata da camera, Op. 2 No. 5 | Purcell: Sonata No. 3 (thoroughbass) – PDF 39 KB
Corelli: Sonata da chiesa, Op. 3 No. 7 (cloze) – PDF 29 KB
Corelli: Violin Sonata, Op. 5 No. 7 (thoroughbass) – PDF 38 KB
Crüger: Brunnquell aller Güter | Freylinghausen: O Durchbrecher (chorale) – PDF 38 KB
Chorale melodies: Nun ruhen alle Wälder | O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort – PDF 35 KB
Bach: Seelenbräutigam | O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort (chorales) – PDF 39 KB
Bach: Examples for tonal answers of fugue subjects (cloze) – PDF 35 KB
Bach: Examples for tonal answers of fugue subjects (originals) – PDF 43 KB
Bach: Auf, auf! die rechte Zeit ist hier | Die goldne Sonne (thoroughbass) – PDF 39 KB
Bach: Erkenne mich, mein Hüter | Nun lob mein Seel (thoroughbass) – PDF 43 KB
Bach: Praeambulum in G minor | Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 (cloze) – PDF 33 KB
Vivaldi: Winter, Op. 8 No. 4 | Bach: Christmas Oratorio (thoroughbass) – PDF 42 KB
Handel: Flute Sonatas, Op. 1 Nos. 5 und 1b (thoroughbass) – PDF 36 KB

Classical Music, Romanticism, 20th Century
Haydn: Quartet, Op. 20 No. 3 (middle voices and variation) – PDF 37 KB
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 | Rossini: Il barbiere (period and sentence) – PDF 34 KB
Schubert: Quartet, D 804 | Mendelssohn: Quartet, Op. 13 (cloze) – PDF 41 KB
Brahms: Violin Sonata, Op. 100 | Quartet, Op. 51 No. 1 (cloze) – PDF 42 KB
Franck: Symphony | Liszt: Piano Concerto | Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade – PDF 40 KB
Shostakovich: Fugues, Op. 87 Nos. 4, 10, and 13 (cloze) – PDF 34 KB
Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, No. 3: L’échange (cloze) – PDF 46 KB
Lutoslawski: Invention | Bartók: Quartet No. 1 | Hindemith: Ludus tonalis – PDF 44 KB
Gershwin | Porter | Kern | Berlin: Songs from musicals (cloze) – PDF 47 KB

III. Elementary Music Theory

Compendia
Sheet 1 – Acoustics, pitch notation, rhythm notation – PDF 71 KB
Sheet 2 – Basic terminology – PDF 155 KB
Sheet 3 – Musical notation – PDF 187 KB
Sheet 4 – Elementary music theory I – PDF 415 KB
Sheet 5 – Elementary music theory II – PDF 184 KB
Sheet 6 – Harmony I – PDF 445 KB
Sheet 7 – Harmony II – PDF 252 KB
Sheet 8 – Harmony III – PDF 76 KB
Sheet 9 – Figured bass – PDF 519 KB
Sheet 10 – Counterpoint – PDF 363 KB
Sheet 11 – Organology – PDF 134 KB
Sheet 12 – Orchestral scores – PDF 82 KB
Sheet 13 – Historical timeline – PDF 79 KB

Worksheets: Exercises
Worksheet 1 – Musical notation, pitches and rhythms – PDF 71 KB
Worksheet 2 – Octaves, clefs, note durations, time signatures – PDF 59 KB
Worksheet 4 – Consonance and dissonance, intervals, scales, keys – PDF 62 KB
Worksheet 5 – Diatonics, major and minor, alteration, chromatics, enharmonics – PDF 69 KB
Worksheet 6 – Triads and seventh chords, inversions, positions – PDF 60 KB
Worksheet 7 – Harmonic functions, Roman numerals, circle of fifths, cadences – PDF 65 KB
Worksheet 8 – Altered chords, secondary dominants, modulation – PDF 62 KB
Worksheet 9 – Figured bass, Rule of the Octave, cadential harmony – PDF 118 KB
Worksheet 10 – Counterpoint, voice leading, dissonance types – PDF 70 KB
Worksheet 12 – Orchestral scores and instrumentation – PDF 218 KB

Worksheets: Sample Solutions
Worksheet 1 – Musical notation, pitches and rhythms – PDF 87 KB
Worksheet 2 – Octaves, clefs, note durations, time signatures – PDF 64 KB
Worksheet 4 – Consonance and dissonance, intervals, scales, keys – PDF 62 KB
Worksheet 5 – Diatonics, major and minor, alteration, chromatics, enharmonics – PDF 98 KB
Worksheet 6 – Triads and seventh chords, inversions, positions – PDF 157 KB
Worksheet 7 – Harmonic functions, Roman numerals, circle of fifths, cadences – PDF 90 KB
Worksheet 8 – Altered chords, secondary dominants, modulation – PDF 70 KB
Worksheet 9 – Figured bass, Rule of the Octave, cadential harmony – PDF 271 KB
Worksheet 10 – Counterpoint, voice leading, dissonance types – PDF 249 KB
Worksheet 12 – Orchestral scores and instrumentation – PDF 545 KB

IV. Musical Form

Sheet 1 – Basic terminology and methodology – PDF 74 KB
Sheet 2 – Renaissance: Dances and song types – PDF 70 KB
Sheet 3 – Renaissance: Mass, motet, madrigal, chanson – PDF 78 KB
Sheet 4 – Baroque: Basso ostinato forms, sequences, schemata – PDF 537 KB
Sheet 5 – Baroque: Sonata and suite, concerto – PDF 81 KB
Sheet 6 – Baroque: Opera, oratorio, cantata, recitative and aria – PDF 77 KB
Sheet 7 – Baroque: Ricercar, fugue, invention – PDF 74 KB
Sheet 8 – Classicism: Small binary and ternary, minuet, scherzo – PDF 82 KB
Sheet 9 – Classicism: Rondo, variations, binary adagio form – PDF 70 KB
Sheet 10 – Classicism: Sonata cycle and sonata form, concerto form – PDF 77 KB
Sheet 11 – Romanticism: Miniature forms, character pieces, dances – PDF 74 KB
Sheet 12 – Romanticism: Art songs and cycles, choruses, orchestral songs – PDF 72 KB
Sheet 13 – Romanticism: Symphonic poem, opera, music drama – PDF 75 KB
Sheet 14 – 20th century: Tonality, dodecaphony, serialism – PDF 163 KB
Sheet 15 – 20th century: Other styles and directions – PDF 81 KB

V. Aural Analysis

Worksheet 1 – Monteverdi, Schütz – PDF 39 KB
Worksheet 2 – Lully, Purcell, Corelli – PDF 37 KB
Worksheet 3 – Vivaldi, Bach, Handel – PDF 40 KB
Worksheet 4 – Frescobaldi, Fischer, Bach – PDF 41 KB
Worksheet 5 – Gluck, Haydn, Mozart – PDF 41 KB
Worksheet 6 – Beethoven – PDF 45 KB
Worksheet 7 – Mendelssohn, Weber, Wagner – PDF 38 KB
Worksheet 8 – Schumann, Brahms – PDF 42 KB
Worksheet 9 – Dvořák, Tchaikovsky – PDF 37 KB
Worksheet 10 – Mahler, Strauss – PDF 37 KB
Example Sheet – Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn – PDF 43 KB