What are Antecedent & Consequent Phrases in Music?

Good music, and great music too, has a certain quality that Leonard Bernstein described as inevitability. He was describing that quality of music that leaves the listener with the sense that what he or she just heard was the only possible group of notes that the composer could have written; that any other melodic turn … Continue reading What are Antecedent & Consequent Phrases in Music?