MUT 201

Fundamentals of Music II: Advanced Harmony

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Spring Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: MUT 200, or placement exam and permission of the instructor

This course is a continuation of the study begun in Fundamentals I of the basic materials of tonal music, using the four-part “chorale style” of J. S. Bach as the basis of study. Topics will include cadences, non-harmonic tones, triads in second inversion, the structure and treatment of seventh chords, the harmonization of melodies, secondary function chords, modulation and chromaticism. Written work will consist of one or two short assignments per week.