MUS 106 - Music Theory II
Continuation of Music Theory I including part writing of all diatonic chords in first and second inversion, harmonic analysis of all non harmonic tones including inversions of the dominant seventh chord and transposition and scoring for brass instruments.
Prerequisite: MUS 105 Music Theory I
3 Class Hours
Objectives to the course:
1. To develop upon topics learned in MUS 105 (Music Theory I).
2. To introduce students to the process of analyzing music for chord and non-chord tones, as well as cadences, and small form.
3. To foster and build a love and appreciation of all musical genres.
Learning Outcomes of the course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Visually and aurally distinguish between all cadences and non-chord tones.
2. Construct and discuss the differences between small form types.
3. Correctly build seventh chords in both Major and minor keys.
4. Successfully analyze and compose counterpoint examples in First and Second species.
5. Write a musical composition using and following all part-writing rules while including non-chord tones, cadences, and seventh chords.
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