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What is texture?
The concept of texture changes with the medium. Here are some definitions derived from popular sources. . .
17th century developments
Events concurrent with 17th century music and new characteristics of Baroque art and music.
Bach and the Fugue
One of the most intricate procedures from any period was the fugue, of which Bach is acknowledged to have been the greatest master.
We look here at one of his shortest fugues, what is often referred to as the Little Fugue in G minor.
Charles Ives and The Unanswered Question
Ives' polytonal work, The Unanswered Question presents independent musical ideas on 3 different planes.