MUS 110 - Music Theory II
This course is a continuation of the ear training, sight singing and written materials of MUS 109 in greater depth and detail. Instruction is based on the techniques of the Common Practice Period. Principles of harmonic progression, diatonic common chord modulation, non-harmonic tones, the Classic Period, developmental techniques and small homophonic forms. Computer software is incorporated to reinforce music theory concepts, for ear training practice, and to typeset homework assignments. Four class hours.
Prerequisite: MUS 109 or permission of the instructor.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Read non-harmonic tones.
2. Read triads in a four-voice texture.
3. Read diatonic 7th chords in a four-voice texture.
4. Notate dictated chromatic melodies.
5. Operate music notation programs at a basic level.
6. Analyze intermediate melodies.
7. Analyze intermediate harmonies.
8. Write non-harmonic tones.
9. Write triads in a four-voice texture.
10. Write diatonic 7th chords in a four-voice texture.
Course Offered Spring only