Theory and Analysis Answers 11-17

11. The phrases in measures 1-12 form a larger unit known as:
 a. a contrasting period  c. an asymmetrical phrase group
 b. a repeated phrase  d. a parallel period
12. What compositional techniques are employed in measures 5-8?
 a. inversion and cross-rhythm  c. diminution and modulation
 b. imitation and suspension  d. elision and augmentation
13. The harmonic function of the passage in measures 12-20 may be described as:
 a. tonicization of the dominant  c. affirmation of the cadence in the tonic
 b. thematic contrast  d. thematic retrograde
14. The harmonic function of the passage in measures 23-40 may be described as:
 a. development  c. transition
 b. interpolation  d. codetta
15. The phrases in measures 41-56 form a larger unit known as:
 a. a phrase chain  c. a cadenza
 b. a parallel double period  d. a repeated phrase group
16. What compositional technique is employed in measures 55-56?
 a. imitation  c. inversion
 b. overlapping  d. phrase elision
17. This example is probably:
 a. the exposition of a sonata-allegro movement  c. a compound ternary form
 b. the opening of a rondo  d. a minuet and trio

For further study of musical forms, see:

Green, Douglass M. Form in Tonal Music: an Introduction to Analysis. Hort, Renehart and Winson, Inc. 1965.

Kostka, Stephan and Dorothy Payne. Tonal Harmony: With an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music. 5th edition. McGraw-Hill, 2004.

Study suggestions for specific questions:

11) Chapter 5 in the Green book

12) Chapter 11 in the Kostka/Payne book

13) No specific chapter

14) Chapter 11 in Green

15) Chapter 5 in Green

16) Chapter 2 in Green

17) Chapter 11in Green