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 and simple chromatic progressions, seventh chords, secondary dominants, non-chord tones, simple modulations, principles of melodic composition, species counterpoint, and an introduction to instrumentation. Students will further develop foundational musical competencies in listening, score reading, interaction with lead-sheets, harmonic analysis, elementary composition, and keyboard skills.
Prerequisites: MU 2014 or placement examination
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/1.5/3
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