All of the music studied in class is available here, organized alphabetically by composer’s last name:

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Johannes Brahms
  • John Cage
  • George Crumb
  • Claude Debussy
  • Joseph Haydn
  • Gustav Mahler
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Steve Reich
  • Arnold Schoenberg
  • Richard Wagner

 

Johann Sebastian Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1, Fugue No. 1 in C Major (1722)

 

Johann Sebastian Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1, Fugue No. 2 in C minor (1722)

 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79, III. Vivace (1809)

 

Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, II. Allegro molto vivace (1826)

 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor (1808)

 

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F Major (1883)

 

 

John Cage, Sonata No. 1 for prepared piano (1946)

 

George Crumb, Black Angels (1970)

 

Joseph Haydn, String Quartet Op. 33 No. 2 “The Joke,” IV. Presto (1781)

 

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 5 (1901-02)

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K.525, I. Allegro (1787)

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K.525, III. Menuetto (1787)

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Sonata in C Major, K.545, I. Allegro (exposition only) (1788)

 

Steve Reich, Clapping Music (1972)

 

Arnold Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21, 1. Moondrunk and 2. Night (1912)