Suggested Learning Resources


2) Video Lesson: Music Phrases & Periods

Bonus Video: The Period Dr. Gawboy Vimeo Channel

3) Online Reading: The Period

4) Interactive Lesson: 

Music Theory QuickThink: 

-          A period is two phrases that are paired together

-          Often the first phrase can be referred to as the antecedent (a question), and the second phrase can be referred to as the consequent (the answer)

-          In a period, both phrases end in cadences, and the second cadence must be stronger than the first.

-          Examples of cadences that can be paired together to make periods are (HC-PAC) (HC-IAC)  (IAC-PAC)

Objective 24.5: Examples in Music: YouTube

Objective 24.5: Define, identify, and label the Period in context of music phrases