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MUS2110

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Thomas Reiner

Synopsis

This unit introduces advanced analytical and compositional procedures in the area of tonal music. Advanced harmonic functions and aspects of voice-leading are learned through critical listening and analysis of representative works. Analyses and harmony exercises are used to consolidate the understanding of functional harmony.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will have broadened their knowledge of music theory, analysis and composition. Students will be able to understand advanced tonal procedures and chromatic harmony, conduct harmonic and voice-leading analyses of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and popular musics.

Assessment

Analysis group assessment (two pages of notated music) : 20%
Harmony exercise group assessment (two pages of notated music) : 20%
Final exam (2 hrs) : 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Graeme Smith

Contact hours

2 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Music

Prerequisites

MUS1110