Year 8Music

How is a ground bass related to chords?

Lesson outcome

In this lesson, we will deepen our knowledge of the role of the basso continuo in Baroque music. We will explore how the ground bass and chords are related to one another, and learn how to play the chords of Pachelbel's Canon in a way stylistic to the Baroque period. We will then explore how to be the whole basso continuo in a virtual Baroque ensemble!