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MUSC 2062 - Advanced Music Theory II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is the continuation of MUSC 2061 - Advanced Music Theory I . It is an advanced study of form in music including binary and ternary form, two-voice 18th Century counterpoint, the fugue, variation technique, sonata form, and rondo form. Students will apply advanced music theory concepts by analyzing music examples and by writing music compositions.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 2061 ; concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2072 , or consent of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Binary form
  2. Introduction to formal structures in music
  3. Rondo form
  4. Sonata form
  5. Ternary form
  6. The fugue
  7. Two-voice 18th Century counterpoint
  8. Variation technique

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Analyze a wide variety of formal structures.
  2. Identify a wide variety of formal structures in music (including binary and ternary form, two-voice 18th Century counterpoint, the fugue, variation technique, sonata form, and rondo form).
  3. Compose a wide variety of formal structures.


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