Theory of Tonal Music II

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Music
Course Code
MUSC 1210
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
20
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Tutorial
Typically Offered
Winter
Campus
New Westminster

Overview

Course Description
Continuation of the study of tonal harmony with emphasis on more complex diatonic chord progressions, tonicization and modulation. Analysis of binary and ternary forms.
Course Content

 

  1. Melodic composition:  voice-leading in four-part harmony.
  2. Harmony: continuation of non-harmonic tone types, more complex diatonic chord progressions involving inverted triads, dominant seventh chords, applied (secondary) dominant and dominant seventh chords, tonicization and modulation to closely-related keys.
  3. Form:  small binary and ternary forms.
  4. Transposition, transposing instruments, open score.

 

Methods Of Instruction

Concepts and techniques are presented and discussed in the lectures; applications will be worked on in the tutorials; assignments are undertaken by the students.

Means of Assessment

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.

Assignments (minimum of 5)

15%

Class Participation (including homework checks)

10%

Quizzes (minimum of 5)

20%

Speed Drills (minimum of 10)

10%

Tests (minimum of 2)

20%

Final Examination

25%

TOTAL:

100%

Learning Outcomes

The student will learn harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and structural materials of tonal music.  The student will be expected to:

 

  1. provide an analysis of representative musical excerpts, short pieces, or movements from larger works;
  2. harmonize, in four-part style, a given bass (figured or unfigured) or soprano;
  3. demonstrate notational and analytical fluency with harmonic materials;
  4. provide written answers to questions on any aspect of the course content.

 

Textbook Materials

Required texts, such as the following:

Kostka, Stefan, Dorothy Payne and Byron Almen. Tonal Harmony with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music. New York:  McGraw-Hill. Plus accompanying Workbook.

Requisites

Prerequisites

MUSC 1110 or special permission                                

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Requisite for

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Athabasca University (AU) AU MUSI 2XX (3) 2014/01/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU MUS 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 1250 (2) 2004/09/01 to 2011/08/31
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 1250 (3) 2011/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) DOUG MUSC 1210 (3) & DOUG MUSC 1211 (1) & DOUG MUSC 2310 (3) & DOUG MUSC 2311 (1) = SFU CA 1XX (1) & SFU CA 1XX (2) & SFU CA 244 (3) 2008/09/01 to 2020/04/30
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CA 1XX (2) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CA 1XX (3) 2008/09/01 to 2020/04/30
Simon Fraser University (SFU) DOUG MUSC 1210 (2) & DOUG MUSC 1211 (1) & DOUG MUSC 2310 (2) & DOUG MUSC 2311 (1) = SFU CA 1XX (1) & SFU CA 1XX (2) & SFU CA 244 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSI 2XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSI 2XXX (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSI 2XX (3) 2008/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU MUSI 1XX (2) 2010/09/01 to 2018/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) DOUG MUSC 1210 (3) & DOUG MUSC 1211 (1) = TWU MUSI 226 (3) 2018/09/01 to 2020/04/30
Trinity Western University (TWU) DOUG MUSC 1210 (2) & DOUG MUSC 1211 (1) = TWU MUSI 226 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO MUSC 1st (3) 2008/09/01 to 2013/12/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2005/05/01 to 2008/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2014/01/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG MUSC 1210 (2) & DOUG MUSC 1211 (1) = UBCV MUSC 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV MUSC 101 (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2008/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV MUSC 1XX (3) 2009/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2009/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC MUS 101B (1.5) 2008/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC MUS 101B (1.5) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
Vancouver Island University (VIU) Individual assessment 2008/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Summer 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.