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Chapter 18: Voice Exchanges and the Omnibus Progression

(Some examples contain multiple types of voice exchanges. More examples of voice exchanges can be found in Chapter 14--most of the passing 6/4 chord excerpts contain instances of voice exchanges.)

Voice Exchanges (mostly direct)

VEa .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in E Major, op. 109, mvt. 3, mm. 1-8
VEb .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, op. 110, mvt. 1, mm. 1-8
VEc .swf .pdf .mp3 Bruckner, Tantum Ergo no. 4 in A-flat Major, mm. 1-10
VEd .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581, mvt. 1, mm. 1-12
VEe .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 10 in G Major, op. 96, mvt. 2, mm. 1-8
VEf .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Quartet in F Major, op. 18 no. 1, mvt. 4, mm. 1-12
VEg .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Fantasy in c minor, K. 475, mm. 22-25
VEh .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Bagatelle, op. 119 no. 11, mm. 1-4
VEi .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G Major, op. 58, mvt. 1, mm. 1-4
VEj .swf .pdf .mp3 Schumann, Album for the Young, op. 68 no. 9, "Volksliedchen", mm. 17-24
VEk .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, Symphony no. 100 in G Major, mvt. 1, mm. 15-19
VEl .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Impromptu in B-flat Major, D. 935 no. 3, mm. 1-8
VEm .swf .pdf .mp3 Schumann, Dichterliebe, op. 48 no. 5, "Ich will meine Seele tauchen", mm. 1-4
VEn .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in G Major, K. 283, mvt. 1, mm. 1-4
VEo .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77, mvt. 1, mm. 459-478

Voice Exchanges (with some intervening material)

VEp .swf .pdf .mp3 Bartok, Mikrokosmos no. 38 (entire)
VEq .swf .pdf .mp3 Handel, Suite no. 7 in g minor for Harpsichord, HWV 432, Passacaille, mm. 9-16
VEr .swf .pdf .mp3 Handel Concerto Grosso in G Major, op. 6 no. 1, mvt. 3, mm. 17-29
VEs .swf .pdf .mp3 Schumann, Kinderszenen, op. 15 no. 1, mm. 1-8
VEt .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in d minor, K. 466, mvt. 1, mm. 1-8
VEu .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Quartet in c-sharp minor, op. 131, mvt. 1, mm. 54-61
VEv .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, "Der Tod und das Mädchen", D. 531, mm. 22-37
VEw .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77, mvt. 1, mm. 475-487
VEx .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Trio in E-flat Major, op. 3 no. 1, Menuetto II, mm. 38-45
VEy .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Diabelli Variations, op. 120, variation 23, mm. 1-5, 9-12
VEz .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in C Major, op. 2 no. 3, mvt. 4, mm. 259-279
VEa1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in b minor, op 74, mvt. 4, mm. 82-88
VEb1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D Major, op. 36, mvt. 1, mm. 1-5
VEc1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Bruckner, Tantum Ergo no. 2 in C Major, mm. 19-24
VEd1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A Major, op. 100, mvt. 1, mm. 1-10
VEe1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Song Without Words in E Major, op. 19 no. 1, mm. 1-9
VEf1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, String Quintet in g minor, K. 516, mvt. 3, mm. 1-2
VEg1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, String Quartet in d minor, op. 42, mvt. 2, mm. 1-8
VEh1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D Major, op. 36, mvt. 4, mm. 1-12
VEi1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Romance no. 2 in F Major for Violin and Orchestra, op. 50, mm. 1-4
VEj1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in c minor, op. 13, mvt. 1, mm. 1-6
VEk1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, String Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 76 no. 6, mvt. 1, mm. 1-18
VEl1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 333, mvt. 3, mm. 1-13
VEm1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in f minor, op. 2 no. 1, mvt. 3, mm. 1-14
VEn1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schumann, Album for the Young, op. 68 no. 21, mm. 1-8
VEo1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Song Without Words in C Major, op. 102 no. 6, mm. 1-9
VEp1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Bruckner, Tantum Ergo no. 3 in B-flat Major, mm. 9-16
VEq1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in c-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2, mvt. 1, mm. 53-60
VEr1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Chopin, Prelude in b minor, op. 28 no. 6, mm. 5-9
VEs1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A Major, op. 12 no. 2, mvt. 2, mm. 5-16
VEt1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in e minor, op.11, mvt. 1, mm. 517-522
VEu1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Quartet in f minor, op. 95, mvt. 3, mm. 1-12
VEv1 .swf .pdf .mp3 J. S. Bach, Partita no. 2 in d minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004, Sarabande, mm. 17-25
VEw1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, Symphony no. 99 in E-flat Major, mvt. 2, mm. 1-12
VEx1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 35, mvt. 1, mm. 1-16

Double Voice Exchanges

VEy1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, Symphony no. 100 in G Major, mvt. 1, mm. 24-39
VEz1 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 330, mvt. 3, mm. 1-16
VEa2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI: 37, mvt. 1, mm. 1-9
VEb2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Song Without Words in E-flat Major, op. 85 no. 3, mm. 1-5
VEc2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, "Wandrers Nachtlied", D. 768 (op. 96 no. 3), mm. 1-5
VEd2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Violin Sonata in D Major, K. 306, mvt. 2, mm. 1-10
VEe2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Bagatelle in A Major, op. 119 no. 4, mm. 12-16
VEf2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 280, mvt. 3, mm. 1-16
VEg2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Trio in E-flat Major, op. 1 no. 1, mvt. 2, mm. 12-17
VEh2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in c minor, op. 10 no. 1, mvt. 2, mm. 71-79
VEi2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, String Quartet in D Major, op. 76 no. 5, mvt, mm. 1-4
VEj2 .swf .pdf .mp3 D. Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in c minor, K. 303 (L. 9), mm. 64-73
VEk2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 1 in G Major, op. 78, mvt. 1, mm. 142-152
VEl2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Trio in c minor, op. 9 no. 3, mvt. 1, mm. 72-82
VEm2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Variations on "God Save the King", variation 2, mm. 7-14
VEn2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Handel, Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, op. 3 no. 1, mvt, 3, mm. 20-23

Chromatic and Longer-Range Voice Exchanges

(Also see Roger Kamien and Naphtali Wagner, "Bridge Themes within a Chromaticized Voice Exchange in Mozart Expositions," in Music Theory Spectrum (Sping 1997) for more examples of this type.)

VEo2 .swf .pdf .mp3 J.S. Bach, St. John Passion, BWV 245, no. 52 "In meines Herzens Grunde, dein Nam'", mm. 9-12
VEp2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618, mm. 30-37
VEq2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in e minor, op. 64, mvt. 1, mm. 119-127
VEr2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Chopin, Nocturne in c-sharp minor, op. posth., mm. 1-4
VEs2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, String Quartet in B-flat Major, op. 64 no. 3, mvt. 1. mm. 37-42
VEt2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, 32 Variations on an Original Theme in c minor, WoO 80, mm. 1-8
VEu2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Piano Sonata in c minor, op. 10 no. 1, mvt. 1, mm. 253-271
VEv2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Moment Musical in A-flat Major, D. 780 no. 6, mm. 13-36
VEw2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart Fantasy in c minor, K. 475, mm. 86-95
VEx2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Handel, The Messiah, no. 2 ("Comfort Ye"), mm. 1-4
VEy2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in F Major, K. 533, mvt. 2, mm. 1-6
VEz2 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Quartet in F Major, op. 18 no. 1, mvt. 2, mm. 1-11
VEa3 .swf .pdf .mp3 J. S. Bach, Sonata no. 3 in C major for Solo Violin, BWV 1005, mvt. 3, mm. 1-4
VEb3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Rachmaninoff, Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14, mm. 1-4
VEc3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart Piano Sonata in D Major, K. 576, mvt. 3, mm. 1-8
VEd3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in a minor, K. 310, mvt. 1, mm. 21-26
VEe3 .swf .pdf .mp3 J. S. Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, Prelude no. 10 in e minor, BWV 855, mm. 20-41
VEf3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Sonata in a minor, K. 310, mvt. 1, mm. 69-76
VEg3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Haydn, String Quartet in g minor, op. 74 no. 3, mvt. 2, mm. 1-10
VEh3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Violin Sonatina no. 1 in D Major, D. 384, mvt. 1, mm. 21-39
VEi3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 3 in E-flat major, op.12 no. 3, mvt. 1, mm 13-19
VEj3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Chopin, Prelude in A-flat Major, op. 28 no. 17, mm. 35-57

Omnibus-type Progressions Featuring Voice Exchanges

(Also see Victor Yellin's book The Omnibus Idea and Paula J. Telesco's article "Enharmonicism and the Omnibus Progression in Classical-Era Music" in Music Theory Spectrum (Fall 1998) for further examples.)

VEk3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Scherzo in e-flat minor, op. 4, Trio II, mm. 31-49
VEl3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Wieniawski, Violin Concerto no. 1 in f-sharp minor, op. 14, mvt. 1, mm. 186-193
VEm3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Alkan, Symphony for Piano, op. 39 no. 5, mvt. 2 (Douze Etudes no. 5), mm. 58-65
VEn3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E-flat Major, op. 97, mvt. 1, mm. 541-547
VEo3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D Major, op. 73, mvt. 1, mm. 76-82
VEp3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Piano Sonata in a minor, D. 845, mvt. 1, mm. 30-40
VEq3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in e minor, op. 64, mvt. 3, mm. 47-55
VEr3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Intermezzo in b minor, op. 119 no. 1, mm. 24-31
VEs3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mozart, Piano Concerto in D Major, K. 537, mvt. 3, mm. 269-283
VEt3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Tchaikovsky, Suite from Sleeping Beauty, op. 66a, no. 2 ("Adagio, Pas d'action"), mm. 1-5
VEu3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Debussy, Children's Corner, "Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum", mm. 22-32
VEv3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in e minor, op. 64, mvt. 2, mm. 76-79
VEw3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Die Winterreise, D. 911 no. 20, "Der Wegweiser", mm. 54-77
VEx3 .swf .pdf .mp3 C.P.E. Bach, Rondo no. 3 in a minor, W56/5, mm. 136-156
VEy3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Schubert, Sonatina. 1 in D Major For Violin and Piano, D. 384, mvt. 1, mm. 78-94
VEz3 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in e minor, op. 98, mvt. 1, mm. 26-31
VEa4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35, mvt. 3, mm. 330-349
VEb4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35, mvt. 3, mm. 78-90
VEc4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Beethoven, String Quartet in C Major, op. 59 no. 3, mvt. 1, mm. 1-24
VEd4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Alkan, Symphony for Piano, op. 39 no. 4, mvt. 1 (Douze Etudes no. 4), mm. 33-54
VEe4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B-flat Major, op. 83, mvt. 4, mm. 422-432
VEf4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35, mvt. 2, mm. 100-119
VEg4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77, mvt. 1, cadenza (by Joachim), mm. 5-13
VEh4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Vieuxtemps, Violin Concerto no. 5 in a minor, op. 37, cadenza, mm. 9-17
VEi4 .swf .pdf .mp3 Chopin, Nocturne in D-flat Major, op. 27 no. 2, mm. 37-46

 

 

 

 

 

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