Catalog 2017-2018

MUS 120 Materials and Structure of Music-I

Introduction to the music of the "common practice period" (European music from about 1650-1900) as well as more recent music based on similar principles (much of 20th-century popular music). Topics include diatonic harmony and voice-leading, melodic organization, and simple forms. Students develop fluency in analysis and in composing imitative style exercises using computer music notation.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MUS 110 or successful performance on placement exam.

Corequisite

Students normally enroll in MUS 121 concurrently.