Continuation of MUSI 1311. The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony, including all diatonic chords and seventh chords in root position and inversions, non-chord tones, and functional harmony. Introduction to more complex topics, such as modulation, may occur. Optional correlated study at the keyboard.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Construct and identify all triads and seventh chords in root position and inversions.
  • Properly utilize and identify all non-chord tones.
  • Analyze harmonic progressions utilizing standard roman-numeral symbols.
  • Compose original harmonic progressions that properly utilize functional harmony.
  • Demonstrate on the keyboard musical concepts covered in class, including triads in inversions and progressions with non-chord tones.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0