Theory of Tonal Music IV

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Music
Course Code
MUSC 2410
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
26
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Typically Offered
Winter
Campus
New Westminster

Overview

Course Description
The study of form in tonal music with emphasis on the analysis of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century instrumental and vocal genres.
Course Content
  1. Principles of musical form:  concepts and terms.
  2. The role of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture and phrase in the formal process.
  3. Review of binary, ternary and compound ternary forms.
  4. Analysis of Classical and Romantic forms:  sonata, rondo, sonata-rondo.
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 4) 20%
Projects (2) 10%
Class Participation and Homework Checks  10%
Quizzes (minimum of 5) 15%
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. 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 2310 or special permission

Corequisites

None

Equivalencies

None

Requisite for

None

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 201 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 2450 (2) 2004/09/01 to 2011/08/31
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MUSI 2450 (3) 2011/09/01 to -
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 -
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
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2010/12/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MUSC 2XXX (3) 2011/01/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) DOUG MUSC 2410 (3) & DOUG MUSC 2411 (1) = TWU MUSI 326 (3) 2018/09/01 to 2020/04/30
Trinity Western University (TWU) DOUG MUSC 2410 (2) & DOUG MUSC 2411 (1) = TWU MUSI 326 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU MUSI 2XX (3) 2010/09/01 to 2018/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2005/05/01 to 2008/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO MUSC 2nd (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV MUSC 201 (3) 2008/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) DOUG MUSC 2410 (2) & DOUG MUSC 2411 (1) = UBCV MUSC 201 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2008/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2009/08/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV MUSC 2XX (3) 2009/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC MUS 201B (1.5) 2004/09/01 to 2008/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC MUS 201B (1.5) 2008/09/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) Individual assessment 2008/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Summer 2021

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