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MUSC& 241 Music Theory IV (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly MUSIC 210 - CCN

Prerequisite MUSC& 143  with at least a 1.5 grade or equivalent.

Course Description
Intended to follow Music Theory III, includes advanced study of harmony, including chromatic harmony, formal analysis and related aural skills. Piano skills equal to or above the intermediate level (MUSC 182) are highly recommended.

Student Outcomes
1. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose secondary dominant modulations and related concepts.
2. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose dominant chord relationships which use secondary leading tone chords, diminished and half-diminished chords and modulations which incorporate such chords.
3. Analyze and compose music in binary, ternary and rounded binary form.
4. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose less common chord progressions and extended part-writing procedures.
5. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose differences between vocal and early instrumental writing.
6. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose seventh chords and their use in four-part chorale writing.
7. Take dictation in the following areas of ear-training: melodic dictation, error detection in melodies, identify scale degrees, identify intervals, identify chord progressions, four-part harmonic dictation, harmonic rhythm, non-harmonic tones, rhythm dictation, and error detection in rhythms.
8. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss and/or compose harmonic and select non-harmonic principles contributing to music style.
9. Demonstrate the importance of practice and study in the acquisition of MUSC&241 student outcomes.



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