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MUS 146 - Theory 3


Description:
Basic theoretical concepts dealing with fundamental elements of common-practice period melody, harmony, rhythm, and voice leading as demonstrated through analytical and compositional perspectives. This course is the third in the six-course harmony sequence. Courses must be taken in sequence.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: MUS 145 and MUS 145A with grades of C or higher. Co-requisite: MUS 146A and MUS 154A or MUS 153A or MUS 154A.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply fundamental concepts through written comprehension of clefs, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, seventh chords, figured bass, and cadence types.
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of harmonic function and progression.
  • Apply fundamental concepts through written comprehension of non-chord tones (embellishing tones), resolution of dominant seventh chords, diatonic seventh chords, phrase structure, and texture types.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/17/2011

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