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MUSC& 143 - Music Theory III



5.0 Credits
The dominant seventh, diatonic seventh chords, and non-chord tones are added to part writing. Ear training includes inverted seventh chords, triads in four parts, and continued melodic and harmonic dictation. Study of secondary functions and modulation. Prerequisite: MUSC& 142 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or instructor permission.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Write in 4-part chorale style using diatonic triads and seventh chords in root position and any inversion. [REASON]
  2. Analyze 4-part chorale style writing, and locate spelling, spacing, doubling and voice-leading errors. [REASON]
  3. Analyze and realize figured bass lines incorporating diatonic triads and seventh chords in root positions and any inversion. [REASON]
  4. Add and label non-chord tones to a 4-part chorale. [REASON]
  5. Identify and notate the following by ear: triads in four parts (any inversion); five types of seventh chords in any inversion; melodic dictation (longer diatonic melodies with more and larger skips); harmonic dictation (progressions of three and six diatonic chords in major and minor keys; notation of soprano, bass, and roman numerals). [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Sight-sing examples with the following parameters: simple and compound time signatures; major and minor keys in treble, alto, tenor, and bass clefs; stepwise melodies and skips from the tonic triad, the dominant triad, and the dominant seventh chord. [COMMUNICATE]
  7. Play the following on piano: five types of seventh chords in any inversion; scales and modes; diatonic triads and seventh chords in major and minor, all part-writing assignments. [COMMUNICATE]



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