Suggested Learning Resources


2) Video Lesson:

Sonata Form (Part 1)

Sonata Form(Part 2)

Sonata Form (Part 3)

Sonata Form (Part 4)

Alan Kinningham Chanel

3) Online Reading: Sonata Form ,

4) Interactive Lesson: 

Music Theory QuickThink: 

-          Sonata Form is a label that describes a piece of music that follows certain structures.

-          NOTE Sonata Form is different than a “Sonata” (which describe a certain kind of piece, usually a work for piano or, solo instrument with piano accompaniment, with several movements)

-          The first movement of a Symphony is often in Sonata Form

-          Sonata Form has three main parts , Exposition, Development, Recapitulation

-          The structure usually appears like this ||: Exposition:||:Development Recapitulation:||

Objective 44.1: Define, identify, and label classical Sonata form in real music examples