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Lesson Plans

Margaret Bonds, “I Too”

  • This lesson is for a Music Theory 4 class, during a unit on referential collections and diatonic modes.

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The Mediant in Major and Minor (with excerpts by Mahler, Bonis, and Burleigh)

Identifying Types of Periods (with excerpts by Gonzaga, Gomes, Price, Coleridge-Taylor, and Sancho)

Form Charts of Florence Price Symphonies

Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Op. 11 #2, andante (metric and voice-leading analysis by F. Samarotto)