MUSC 157

Music Theory I: Analysis and Performance

Prerequisite: Placement. An introductory study of the elements of Common Practice music. Attention will be directed to the development of analytical and aural skills, through examination of musical notation, intervals, scales, cadences, motives, phrases, multi-voice combinations and chord structure. The class will also focus on the ways in which this analytical understanding of music will aid performance and musical interpretation. See department chair for placement test information. V.6a

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