Lester Allyson Knibbs, Ph.D.
Composer / Pianist / Scholar
serious music for serious times

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Introduction
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The Chaconne  ---
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Cadential Structure

Unitary & Binary Structures

Linear & Periodic Structures

Riff Modalities

Structural Counterpoint

Modular Composition

Appendices



Origins

Toward Cadential Structure

In the Music of Bach

In Cadential Structure After Bach

In Symphonic Composition

In Twentieth Century Music
The Chaconne
RIFFS
chaconne.  A musical form of Afro-Cuban origin.