MUS 206 TONAL THEORY I
Introduction to the harmonic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. Emphasis on writing skills, including figured-bass exercises and melodic harmonization, as well as on the analysis of representative works and the development of aural skills.
Two lectures and two ear-training sessions per week. Tonal Theory I is normally taken by prospective majors in the second semester of the first year students and Tonal Theory II in the first semester of the sophomore year.
or MUS 131
or a qualifying score on a placement examination.
Enrollment limited to 18 students.