Course Abstract Details

MUSIC-210, Theory of Music 3

Credits: 3

Course Description

MUSIC-210, Theory of Music 3, encompasses a study of chromatic harmony as it pertains to all styles of music. Topics include secondary functions, modulation and larger forms. It is recommended that students planning to transfer to a music program at at four-year college/university concurrently enroll in MUSIC-212 and MUSIC-214. Prerequisite: MUSIC-111. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

1. Describe secondary harmonic functions (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

2. Compose 4-part choral compositions using secondary harmony. (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

3. Analyze works with secondary functions (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

4. Describe modulation using diatonic common chords (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

5. Compose modulating 4-part choral compositions (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

6. Analyze modulating compositions (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

7. Analyze compositions for basic elements of form (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

8. Describe the principals of two voice counterpoint (GE 1, GE 2, GE 3, GE 5, PG 3)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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