Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
MUS 225 Music Theory I
3 hours; 3 credits
A study of the functional relationships among scale degrees, chords, scales, and keys that create tonality. Construction of triads and seventh chords, root function and diatonic chord progressions, four-part diatonic harmony, advanced notation. Introduction to harmonic analysis using lead sheet notation and Roman numerals. Cadences, phrase structure, and an introduction to formal analysis. Figured bass notation.
Pre or corequisite: ENG 151
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