MUS 110

Theory I: Diatonicism

This course incorporates the concepts from MUS 105. In addition, through writing and analysis, the course will include: introduction to sequence, secondary dominants, modulation to closely related keys, secondary leading tones, diminished seventh and non-dominant 7th chords, and borrowed chords will be addressed. Figured bass, non-harmonic tones, melodic and phrase structure, and voice leading involving 4 part choral writing. Use of music notation software. A concurrent laboratory experience in ear training and sight-singing including melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic dictation is required. See Ear Training I.

Prerequisite: MUS 105 or 106, or consent of instructor.