An Aural Skills Approach to Context and Modulation in Tonal Music

Author(s): 
Timothy S. Cutler
Volume: 
16
Year: 
2002
Material: 
Abstract: 

There is a lonely quality to the opening of Scriabin's Prelude op. 16 no. 4 (Ex. 1). The slow tempo, stepwise descending sequence, sotto vocemarking, and monophonic texture all contribute to this solitary mood.