Courses

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Fall 2017)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Fall 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Spring 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Spring 2019)
Juri Seo

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in composition, ear-training, transcription, and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2016)
Barbara White

Music 105 is a comprehensive introduction to music theory. Our emphasis is on the theoretical principles of four-part harmony as exemplified in Western art music; areas of inquiry include rhythmic materials, melodic patterning, and formal design.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2017)
Juri Seo

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2019)
Juri Seo

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2020)
Donnacha Dennehy

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2017)
Barbara White

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2018)
Juri Seo

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2019)
Donnacha Dennehy

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2020)
Juri Seo

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music. Some topics from the 20th century will be covered toward the end of the term.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2021)
Donnacha Dennehy

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of classical music.

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MUS203: The Great Conductors; the Canonic Repertory (Spring 2019)
Michael Pratt

This course will present an overview of the great conductors of the recorded age, conducting the iconic symphonic repertory for which, in each case, they were most admired.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2016)
Steven Mackey

To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of species counterpoint. Twice weekly exercises will lead to a complete 4-5 voice Mass Movement as a final project.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2017)
Steven Mackey

To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of species counterpoint. Twice weekly exercises will lead to a complete 4-5 voice Mass Movement as a final project.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2018)
Steven Mackey

To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of species counterpoint. Twice weekly exercises will lead to a complete 4-5 voice Mass Movement as a final project.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2019)
Andrew Lovett

To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of 16th-century counterpoint.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2020)
Juri Seo

To lay the foundation for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of 16th-century counterpoint. Includes weekly composition and transcription exercises.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax (Spring 2017)
Andrew Lovett

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax (Spring 2018)
Steven Mackey

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax (Spring 2019)
Steven Mackey

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax (Spring 2020)
Andrew Lovett

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax (Spring 2020)
Andrew Lovett

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.