Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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MUSI 2225 - Theory IV


Credit Hours: 3
This course is a continuation of MUSI 2223 . Students will briefly review skills learned in MUSI 2223  and then finish their studies in chromatic harmony as exemplified by composers from the end of the Romantic era. Students will then begin to learn 20th century techniques of composition and analysis including extended tertian harmony, atonality, twelve-tone theory, pitch-class technique, exotic scales, and minimalist technique. The class will conclude with a survey of contemporary music composition practices including postmodernism, postminimalism, and neoclassicism. Students will be expected to compose short pieces in various contemporary styles to learn these techniques. When Offered: Spring semester only

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 2223  and MUSI 2224  with a grade of “C” or higher
Corequisite(s): This course will run concurrently with MUSI 2226 , Aural Skills IV



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