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MUSM 303. Theory III

Credits: 3
Department: Music
Description: Advanced Western chromatic voice leading and harmonic practices of the common practice and post-romantic periods, and large-scale formal and structural principles in tonal music.
Prerequisites: MUSM 202, MUSM 212
Corequisites: MUSM 213, MUSM 321
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze representative musical examples from Western music from the 19th century.
2. Master advanced chromatic harmonies and large-scale formal structures, specifically borrowed, Neapolitan and augmented 6th harmonies.
3. Master the application of enharmonics and extended tertian and non-functional sonorities.
4. Articulate characteristics of artificial scale systems & modes, sonata-allegro structures and rondo structures.

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