Deree - Academics - Course Descriptions

MU 2159
Theory And Musicianship II - Level 4
In this course students will further engage in the study of music theory and its relationship to musical practice. The main focus will be on tonal harmonic structures in Western classical and popular music, including diatonic progressions, seventh chords, non-chord tones, principles of melodic composition, species counterpoint, and an introduction to orchestration. Students will further develop foundational musical competencies in listening, score reading, harmonization, analysis, elementary composition and scoring for instrumental and vocal ensembles.
Prerequisites: MU 2014 or placement examination
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/1.5/3
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