Suggested Learning Resources


2) Video Lesson: The Fugue Explained, chriswrightmusic Channel

3) Online Reading: Anatomy of a Fugue, Timothy A. Smith

4) Interactive Lesson: 

Music Theory QuickThink: 

- Fugues are contrapuntal works built on a subject

- An identifiable characteristic found inside the Exposition of a fugue is a short main theme introduced by one voice.  When completed each voice successively restates the theme, either at the same pitch level or a transposed interval.

- Fugues contain subject, answers, countersubjects, and episodes (detailed in later objectives)

Objective 34.1: Examples in Music: YouTube

Objective 34.1: Identify a piece of music as a fugue