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2015-2016 Catalog

MUS 323 Music Theory III

This course furthers the study of the "Common Practice Period" with chromatic language since the eighteenth century, with correlated sight-singing, ear training, and keyboard assignments. Concepts include diatonic 7th Chords in 4-part harmony, borrowed chords and augmented 6th chords, chromatic and enharmonic modulation, secondary sub-dominants and passing chords, jazz analysis and keyboard voicing, chromatic improvisation, and topics in form and analysis. Additional one-hour lab scheduled weekly.

Prerequisite

MUS 222or permission of instructor

Instructor

Wilkins