MUSC 3235 Theory I: Eighteenth-Century Studies

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practicum; 3 credits

Exploration of music of the Baroque and Classic eras through analysis of relevant works and compositional exercises. Topics include part-writing using triads and seventh chords, non-chord tones, and secondary dominants and modulations using common chords. Contrapuntal forms such as the chorale prelude, two-part invention, and fugue will also be examined. Not open to students who have completed Music 7.1 or 3231. C grade or better required to progress to Music 3236. May be retaken only once if not passed the first time.

Prerequisites: Music 1400; or placement examination. Corequisites: Music 3211 and either 3221 or 3222.


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