9/06/13 Baroque Rhythm Section

Figured Bass: the Baroque Rhythm Section


Jazz Rhythm Section (video)

Jazz Lead Sheet

Ground Bass

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.

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