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MUS 155 - Music Theory I

(0.25 unit)

Beginning of the basic theory sequence, a study of the principles of harmony and voice leading in Western art music. Topics: diatonic functions and Roman numeral analysis with the tonic, dominant, and subdominant triads and their inversions; principles of four-part voice leading; nonchord tones. Harmonic concepts are exercised through score analysis and guided part writing and basic composition exercises. Prerequisite: minimum a grade of C- in MUS 110  or by examination. F, 2nd module.