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Chromatic Harmony

MUSC 203
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

This course is an investigation of the tonal system as it functions in extreme situations: selected highly chromatic passages in Bach, Mozart and Beethoven; the more adventurous compositions of Chopin and Liszt; late 19th century works in which the tonal system seems approaching collapse (Max Reger, Hugo Wolf, early Schoenberg); etc. Theoretical constructs of Schoenberg and Schenker will be explored in an effort to make sense of the music. The last quarter of the class will be devoted to the analysis of a complete scene of a Wagner opera.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: MUSC202
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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