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MUSIC21

Introduction to Tonal Theory

Music H&S - Humanities & Sciences

Course Description

Preference to majors. Introduction to tonal theory. Practice and analysis. Diatonic harmony focusing on melodic and harmonic organization, functional relationships, voice-leading, and tonal structures. Students must concurrently enroll in an Ear-training and musicianship lab (MUSIC 24a, 24b, or 24c as appropriate). Music majors must take 4 courses in ear training, and pass an ear training exit exam in their Junior year. Enrollment limited to 40. Prerequisites: (1) Piano Proficiency Exam (must be passed within the first two weeks of the term) or MUSIC 12A (may be taken concurrently); (2) Passing grade on a basic musical skills proficiency examination on the first day of class or MUSIC 19.

Grading Basis

ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit

Min

3

Max

3

Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?

No

Course Component

Lecture

Enrollment Optional?

No

This course has been approved for the following WAYS

Creative Expression (CE), Aesthetic and Interpretive Inquiry (AII)

Does this course satisfy the University Language Requirement?

No