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MU 3215
Theory And Musicianship III - Level 5
Students will engage in the study of advanced music theory and its relationship to musical practice. The main focus will be on harmonic structures in Western classical and jazz music, including jazz harmonic theory and practice, extended and altered chords, chord substitutions, modal, non-functional and free chromatic harmony, introductory arranging, as well as various harmonic and contrapuntal devices of the 20th century. Students will develop musical competencies in listening, score reading, further interaction with lead-sheets, rhythm training, harmonic analysis, elementary jazz composition, and basic jazz keyboard skills.
Prerequisites: MU 2014 MU 2159
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/1.5/3
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