2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog

MUS 155 - Music Theory I


(0.25 unit)

Beginning of basic theory sequence, covering both theory and aural skills. Theory: diatonic functions and Roman numeral analysis with the tonic, dominant, subdominant, and supertonic triads; principles of four-part voice leading; inverted triads; monochord tones. Harmonic concepts are exercised through score analysis and guided part writing and basic composition exercises. Aural skills: sight reading and dictation of diatonic melodies in the major and minor modes; rhythmic dictation; basic harmonic dictation. Prerequisite: minimum a grade of C- in MUS 110  or by examination. Second half of semester.