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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I (formerly Freshman Music Theory)

CIP Code: 50.09045126
Credit(s): 3
The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony including fundamental music concepts scales intervals chords 7th chords and early four-part writing. Analysis of small compositional forms. Optional correlated study at the keyboard. Students will construct and identify major scale and all forms of the minor scale construct and identify triads and seventh chords in all inversions analyze triads in harmonic context utilizing standard roman-numeral symbols compose music in standard four-part chorale style identify small musical forms demonstrate musical concepts covered in class including scales triads and basic harmonic progression on the keyboard demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition. Required for all music majors. 1,3

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