For students with some musical background who wish to expand their understanding of music theory. Emphasis will be on the study of Western music harmonic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. The course will concentrate on musical analysis (melodic, harmonic and formal) and creative application of the concepts studied. Throughout the course, both technical and aesthetic considerations will be given equal attention. Students will also research a composer of choice from the above mentioned time period and prepare a properly documented presentation on that composer's life and musical style. A working knowledge of musical symbols and notation is required.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|MUS 120 - Music Fundamentals with a minimum grade of C|