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Cadences - Music Theory Academy

Goal for this week

  • self-directed learning

Long term goal

  • grade 8 somewhere someday

Notes 22 Oct

List B

  • dynamics scheme is very important to get accurate, the sudden changes
  • dynamic scheme should also be logical when approached
  • bar 15-18, resolute or expressive?
  • 19, balance towards RH, LH soft, standard phrasing applies


  • things to consider:
  • phrasing
  • balance
  • RUBATO – delay of right hand to represent struggle
  • hairpins can indicate rubato as wel
  • Lateral listening is the best way to understand these expressive elements.


  • Excercise 8A