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    Nov 18, 2018  
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MUSC& 242 - Music Theory V



5.0 Credits
Mode mixture, the Neapolitan chord, augmented sixth chords and enharmonic modulations are added to analysis and part writing. Aural skills include advanced scales and melodic dictation, 9th chords, 7th chord progressions, and harmonic dictation with augmented 6th chords.
Prerequisite MUSC& 241 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Spell and recognize borrowed chords, Neapolitan chords and augmented sixth chords in any key.
  2. Analyze musical excerpts that include Neapolitan and augmented sixth chords, mode mixture, and/or enharmonic modulation.
  3. Write and analyze in 4-part chorale style using borrowed chords, Neapolitan chords augmented sixth chords, and enharmonic modulation.
  4. Analyze and realize (in four parts) figured bass lines incorporating borrowed chords, Neapolitan chords and augmented sixth chords.
  5. Identify and notate the following by ear: compound melodic and harmonic intervals; 1/2 step-minor 3rd, chromatic, and sharp 4-flat 7 scales; seventh chords in four voices (five types of seventh chords, any inversion); 9th chords melodic dictation (longer melodies with increasing chromaticism); harmonic dictation (progressions of six chords in major and minor keys including borrowed chords, Neapolitan chords, and augmented sixth chords; notation of soprano, bass, and Roman numerals).
  6. Sight-sing examples with the following parameters: major and minor keys; treble, alto, tenor, and bass clefs; syncopation, tuplets, changing time signatures, hemiola, and less common time signatures; modulation to closely related keys; secondary dominant harmonies.
  7. Play the following on piano: borrowed chords, Neapolitan chords, and augmented sixth chords in any key; all scales covered in ear training (from any given tonic); all 9th chords covered in ear training (from any given root); all part-writing assignments.



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