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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSC 201 - Tonal Theory I

Fall and Spring (3) Dominque, Hulse, Serghi Prerequisite(s): MUSC 101 , successful completion of the 201 placement exam, or instructor permission Corequisite(s): MUSC 201L

This course introduces basic techniques of 17th and 18th century European compositional practice. By mastering the traditional chorale-style method, the student gains a working knowledge of tonal function and voice-leading. Aural skills such as sigh singing and melodic dictation are
emphasized in a 1-credit lab. Students who have earned a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Music Theory exam are exempt from this course.