Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
The recapitulation begins on the subdominant…huh?
What are they trying to say?Â Unraveling music theory
Exposition…development…recapitulation…dominant key…these musical terms can get in the way for both casual and experienced classical music listeners.Â IfÂ those terms make your eyes glaze over, I have found a helpful website for those who like to dig a bit, or are just a bit curious.
Teoria.com is the brainchild of Jose Rodriguez Alvira who has been guitar and music theory professor, chairman of the Theory and Composition department and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, where he now teaches music theory and computer related courses.
Teoria.com lets you hear the music while highlighting the passages being played and labeling them.Â Rather than go into a lengthy explanation, let me show you what I discovered while researching Beethoven’s Sonata No. 20 in G Major, Op. 49 No. 2.Â (teoria.com)Â Then, you can explore to your hearts content.
Watch Daniel Barenboim play Beethoven’s Sonata No. 20