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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Module One

14 videos (Total 126 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Lesson 1 - Chords10m
Lesson 2 Part 1 - Voicing12m
Lesson 2 Part 2 - Voicing Practice10m
Lesson 3 - Basic Progressions6m
Lesson 4 - Voice Leading5m
Lesson 5 Part 1 - Voice Leading with the Common Tone Approach (I-V-I and I-IV-I)8m
Lesson 5 Part 2 - Voice Leading Without Common Tones (I-V-I and I-IV-I)12m
Lesson 5 Part 3 - Resolution of the V7 Chord7m
Lesson 5 Part 4 - Voice Leading From IV-V6m
Lesson 5 Part 5 - Voice Leading With Chords that Have a Mediant Relationship 4m
Lesson 6 - Texture Types4m
Lesson 7 - Voice Leading Practice Part 17m
Lesson 7 - Voice Leading Practice Part 213m
5 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Syllabus10m
Reference Materials10m
Manuscript Paper10m
Self-Assessment10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 120m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Module Two

9 videos (Total 90 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Lesson 1 Part 1 - Progressions with Inversions13m
Lesson 1 Part 2 - Progressions with Inversions11m
Lesson 2 - More Voice Leading10m
Lesson 3 - Using Inversions (A Demonstration)8m
Lesson 4 - Keyboard Voicing13m
Lesson 5 - Creating Accompaniment 7m
Lesson 6 - Textural Reduction11m
Lesson 7 - Reversing Schubert 4m
2 readings
Self-Assessment 110m
Self-Assessment 210m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 220m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Module Three

11 videos (Total 120 min), 1 reading
11 videos
Lesson 2 - Descending 5-6 Progressions14m
Lesson 3 - Parallel Sixth Progressions8m
Lesson 4 - Analysis: Mozart, Piano Sonata, K. 545, i15m
Lesson 5 - Analysis: Beethoven, Piano Sonata, op. 109, i5m
Lesson 6 - Analysis: Mozart, Piano Sonata, K. 279, iii5m
Lesson 7 - Analysis: Mozart, Piano Sonata, K. 533, iii8m
Lesson 8 - Non-chord Tones (NCTs)17m
Lesson 9 - Using NCTs with Sequential Progressions - Part 116m
Lesson 10 - Using NCTs with Sequential Progressions - Part 2 11m
Lesson 11 - Using NCTs with Sequential Progressions - Part 3 8m
1 reading
Self-Assessment10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Module Four

9 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Lesson 2 - Diatonic Substitutions 2: Substituting IV with ii 6m
Lesson 3 - Diatonic Substitutions 3: The V-vi Progressions8m
Lesson 4 - Cadences12m
Lesson 5 - Analysis: Beethoven: Piano Sonata, op. 2, no. 3, ii9m
Lesson 6 - Period Form12m
Lesson 7 Part 1 - Melodic Writing14m
Lesson 7 Part 2 - Melodic Writing11m
Lesson 7 Part 3 - Melodic Writing8m
1 reading
Self-Assessment10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 320m
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Top reviews from Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition

By UKMay 29th 2018

this course helped me a lot. The instructor is really interactive and i really recommend this course for anybody looking to learn classical music composition

By SSJun 18th 2016

An excellent lecture by Peter Edwards but couldn't attend it due to academic pressure.Hope will get similar courses in the near future.Thank you

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Peter Edwards

Associate Professor
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

About National University of Singapore

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