Figured Bass: the Baroque Rhythm Section
Jazz Rhythm Section (video)
Pop Example: Stray Cat Strut
Da Capo Aria (A B A’ form)
Pop Example: Beatles, Hard Day’s Night
Listening exercise: Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Violin Concerto, “Spring” (2nd movement, Largo) composed 1723
Text from the Four Seasons Sonnets:
On the flower-strewn meadow, with leafy branches rustling overhead, the goat-herd sleeps, his faithful dog beside him.