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MUSC& 142 - Music Theory II



5.0 Credits
Introduces four-part writing using triads in root position, first inversion, and second inversion. Aural skills include modes, seventh chords, inverted triads, and simple melodic and harmonic dictation (was MUSIC 182). Prerequisite: MUSC& 141  (was MUSIC 181) with a grade of 2.0 or higher or instructor’s permission.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Write in 4-part chorale style using triads in root position, first inversion, and second inversion. [REASON]
  2. Analyze 4-part chorale style writing, and locate spelling, spacing, doubling and voice-leading errors. [REASON]
  3. Draw from memory the diagrams of usual harmonic progressions, and create harmonic progressions that follow the diagrams. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Harmonize a melody in 4-part chorale style. [REASON]
  5. Identify and label phrases, cadences, and periods in written music. [REASON]
  6. Identify and notate the following by ear: triads in inversion; five types of seventh chords in root position; conjunct melodies; melodies with simple skips from the tonic and dominant triads; harmonic progressions of two chords in major and minor keys. [COMMUNICATE]
  7. Sight-sing examples with the following parameters: simple and compound time signatures; major and minor keys; stepwise melodies and skips from the tonic and dominant triads. [COMMUNICATE]
  8. Play the following on piano: five types of seventh chords in root position; scales and modes; diatonic triads in major and minor; all part-writing assignments; 4-part voicings of triads, and triads in inversion. [COMMUNICATE]



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