Tonal Harmony and Composition 1

Course Number
CM-211
Description

This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of harmonic analysis, melody writing and harmonization within a functional tonal context originating from the common practice period, with emphasis on voice leading, melodic writing, and figured bass. The student will understand the musical grammar of tonal composition, and through weekly composition assignments will gain an enhanced understanding of its relation and application to present day styles.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
PW-111
Required Of
All degree students
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Valencia
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
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