MUT2116

Music Theory III

Course Code: MUT2116

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
A study of modulations and chromatic chords will be followed by variation techniques and binary and ternary forms. Written assignments and class drills will involve original composition in 18th -19th Century small scale, characteristic piano styles.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

MUT 1112 or consent of instructor. 

Instructors:

Dr. Josh Martin
Office: H125
martinj@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Music in Theory and Practice, Bruce Benward & Marilyn Saker, 9th edition, 2014. Vol 2.  McGraw Hill. ISBN: 9780077493325.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 5: Humanities

College Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture.

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) 

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

 

Music Studies Competency: Compare, analyze, appreciate and demonstrate works of music while applying foundational knowledge and skills; including the ability to work independently and collaboratively to prepare performances at the highest possible level.

Mu-1   Create new works of music

 

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Distinguish modulation methods used in music. H1, H2, H3 Homework, Tests, Cumulative Final
Identify standard formal structures in music. H1, H2, H3, H4  
Identify types of chromatic harmony in music. H1, H2, H3  
Compose music using chromatic harmony using principles of the common practice period (1600-1900). H2, H3, Mu1  
Analyze music literature from the 18th and 19th centuries. H1, H2, H3  

 

Students will be given daily homework assignments and projects. These will be discussed in class. There will be quizzes covering terms from each chapter.  There will be 3 Tests and one comprehensive Final Exam.

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