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MUS 212

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GRADES

Syllabus Spring 2012 (Word .doc file)

Syllabus Spring 2012 (.pdf file)

TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE

TEST TWO STUDY GUIDE

TEST THREE STUDY GUIDE

TEST FOUR STUDY GUIDE

FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE


REFERENCE INFORMATION

Augmented Sixth Chords
(Italian 6th, French 6th, German 6th, progressions, applications)

Augmented Sixth Chords:  Modulation and Other Uses
(modulation formulas, spelling of German 6th pivot, augmented minor 7th chord)

Chords of the 9th, 11th & 13th
(9th 11th & 13th chord characteristics, factors present in four-part writing)

*Popular Chord Symbols v. Roman Numeral Symbols*

*Popular Chord Spellings*

Chords and Progressions in Special Situations
(general weirdness)

The Close of the 19th Century
(triads in chromatic 3rd relationships, root movement by tritone, evasion of the tonic,
unconventional root movement, indeterminate tonic implication)

Debussy and Impressionism
(characteristics, scale resources, pentatonic scale, wholetone scale,
quartal & quintal chords, split chord member, cadences,
approach to analysis)

Twentieth-Century Music
(characteristics of 20th-century music melody, rhythm & harmony;
pandiatonicism, free tonality)

*Bach Chorale Chord Progressions*

COMPOSITION PROJECTS

 

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