Course Descriptions

MUS 209 - Music Theory III

4 Credits

A study of diatonic seventh chords, borrowed chords, secondary dominants, augmented sixth chords, chromatic and in harmonic modulation and musical forms of the Classic and Romantic Periods, sight-singing and harmonic and melodic dictation related to chromatic harmony, early 20th century techniques. Computer software is incorporated to reinforce music theory concepts, for ear training practice, and to typeset homework assignments. Four class hours.

Prerequisite: MUS 110 or permission of the instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Read harmonic progressions using secondary dominant chords.
2. Read harmonic progressions using secondary leading tone chords.
3. Read harmonic progressions using borrowed chords.
4. Read harmonic progressions using the Neapolitan chord.
5. Read harmonic progressions using augmented 6th chords.
6. Analyze advanced melodies.
7. Analyze advanced harmonies.
8. Write harmonic progressions using secondary dominant chords.
9. Write harmonic progressions using secondary leading tone chords.
10. Write harmonic progressions using borrowed chords.
11. Write harmonic progressions using the Neapolitan chord.
12. Write harmonic progressions using augmented 6th chords.

Course Offered Fall only

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Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018