Dec 08, 2021
MUSC 2061 - Advanced Music Theory I Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is the continuation of MUSC 1062 - Music Theory II . It is an advanced study of chromatic harmony including borrowed chords, Neapolitan 6th chords, augmented 6th chords, extended chords, altered dominants, and chromatic mediants. Students will apply advanced music theory concepts by analyzing music examples and by writing music compositions.
Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1062 ; concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2071 , or consent of instructor.
- Altered dominants
- Augmented 6th chords
- Borrowed chords
- Chromatic harmony and macro analysis (circle progressions
- Chromatic mediants
- Extended chords
- Neapolitan 6th chords
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Analyze a wide variety of chromatic harmonies using macro analysis.
- Identify a wide variety of chromatic harmonies (borrowed chords, Neapolitan 6th chords, augmented 6th chords, extended chords, altered dominants, and chromatic mediants).
- Compose using a wide variety of chromatic harmonies.
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