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Music
Course Description

MUS 056
Musical Form: Listening and Analysis
Fall

An introduction to the analysis of Western classical music forms such as binary, rondo, minuet and trio, and sonata form, involving further study of tonal and chromatic harmony. Repertory is drawn from major orchestral, keyboard, chamber, and vocal works of the 18th and 19th centuries. Studies involve aural and written analyses of key elements of musical form, including structure, style, texture, scoring, modulation, rhythm, melody, and harmony.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Nalini Ghuman

Prerequisite:
MUS 006

Note(s):
Students who have not taken MUS 006 but who have prior training in the theory and practice of music are encouraged to contact the professor to discuss whether this is the right course for them. The course is open to non-majors who have sufficient musical training.
Limit fifteen students.
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Historical Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment

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Last Updated: 6/23/17