This course begins a more focused investigation of the materials and expressive possibilities of Western music from the common practice era (circa 1700 - 1900). There are also forays into jazz theory, theories of world musics, and freer styles of composition. Topics include modes, the use of seventh chords, nonharmonic tones, tonicizations, modulation, and musical form. Work on sight singing and dictation continues. Students also learn to play scales, harmonic progressions, and to harmonize melodies at the keyboard.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Interpretation
This course teaches students primarily to discuss and analyze music. The ability to understand and evaluate music.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Clendinning and Marvin, THE MUSICIAN'S GUIDE TO THEORY AND ANALYSIS: text, workbook, anthology, and recordings.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be weekly homework assignments, quizzes, a midterm and final examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students will be required to attend weekly skill sections (50 minutes), time TBA.
|Instructor(s): Malin,Yonatan Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: RHH003; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 60||SR major: 0||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 16||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 25||FR: 20|
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