Deree - Academics - Course Descriptions

MU 3215
Theory And Musicianship III - Level 5
Students will engage in the study of advanced music theory and will investigate its relationship to musical practice in contemporary settings. The focus will be on linear and harmonic practices in tonal Western music including modulations, modal interchange, extended and altered chords, chord substitutions, chord-scale relationships, counterpoint, thematic manipulation techniques, contemporary rhythmic theory and practice, as well as orchestration and introductory arranging. Students will develop musical competencies in listening, harmonic analysis, score reading, writing lead-sheets, rhythmic training, and keyboard skills.
Prerequisites: MU 2014 MU 2159
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/1.5/3
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