Composition Activity Resources
Links to resources (project descriptions, scores, recordings, videos, etc.) used for various composing, analysis and listening activities will be posted on this page.
Pedal Point Explained, with Examples - Music theory's gift to composers at all levels!
Cantus Firmus in the 20th-Century - Examples of how this centuries-old technique is still being used!
- Nun Danket Alle by Karg-Elert
- Passacaglia (Homage on B-A-C-H) by Ron Nelson
- folder with examples/media
Sonata Allegro Form - Analysis of Franz Josef Haydn's Piano Sonata No. 37 in D Major, movement 1.
Musical Offering, by J.S. Bach - A fascinating tale!
A look at some deft orchestrations of music originally written for piano. Most of these orchestrations are by the composer.