Open only to students who qualify for provisional advanced placement through the ESPA. This course is designed for students entering the college in the first semester. The course includes: a brief review of harmony fundamentals, followed by a combination of the content of Harmony 2 and Harmony 3: secondary dominants and the II-7 V7 relationship; extended dominants; voice leading; guide tone lines; melodic analysis; the melody/harmony relationship; blues; modal interchange; minor key harmony; substitute dominant and related II-7 chords; diminished chord patterns; and modulation all through the lense of Berklee chord scale theory.
Provisional Advanced Placement for Harmony 3 on the ESPA
All B.M. and P.D. students
Fall, Spring, Summer
George Russell Jr.