Theory Of Tonal Music III

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Music
Course Code
MUSC 2310
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
26
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Typically Offered
Fall
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
Continuation of the study of tonal harmony with emphasis on chromatic harmony and advanced modulatory techniques.
Course Content

Non-dominant and leading-tone seventh chords, modal mixture, harmonic sequences, the Neapolitan sixth chord, augmented sixth chords, altered and extended dominant chords, embellishing diminished seventh chords, and techniques of modulation to closely-related and distantly-related keys.

Methods Of Instruction

Concepts and techniques are presented and discussed in the lectures; assignments are undertaken by the students.

Means of Assessment
Assignments (minimum of 5) 25%
Class Participation and Homework Checks   10%
Quizzes and Speed Drills (minimum of 10) 20%
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 or entire compositions;
  2. harmonize in four-part style a given bass (figured or unfigured) or soprano;
  3. provide written answers to questions on any aspect of the course content.

Textbook Materials

The latest editions of required texts such as the following:

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

Or

  • Turek, Ralph. The Elements of Music: Concepts and Applications. Volumes I & II. New York: McGraw-Hill. Plus Workbook, Volumes 1 & 2.

 

Requisites

Prerequisites

MUSC 1210 or special permission               

Corequisites

None

Equivalencies

None

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
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU MUS 200 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 2350 (2) 2004/09/01 to 2011/08/31
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 2350 (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 (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) 2008/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSI 2XXX (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSI 2XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) DOUG MUSC 2310 (2) & DOUG MUSC 2311 (1) = TWU MUSI 325 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2020/04/30
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO MUSC 2nd (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2005/05/01 to 2008/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV MUSC 200 (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG MUSC 2310 (2) & DOUG MUSC 2311 (1) = UBCV MUSC 200 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
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 2XX (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 201A (1.5) 2008/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC MUS 201A (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.