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COURSE NUMBER: MUSI 266
COURSE TITLE: Tonal Harmony 2
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Elia Peterson
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Music 266 is a continuation of Music 216. Topics include diatonic seventh chords, secondary dominant and secondary leading-tone functions and hymn analysis. An original four-part chorale on a text chosen from the Voices United hymnal is the final project.

Prerequisites: MUSI 216
REQUIRED TEXTS:
  • Kostka and Payne.  Tonal Harmony (7th ed.) and Workbook for Tonal Harmony (7th ed.) New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012
  • The Book of Praise. Toronto, ON: Presbyterian Church of Canada, 1997.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Workbook Assignments (8 @ 5% each) 40%
Major Assignment 10%
Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam25%
Class Participation 5%
100%
COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Eight unit assignments will be handed in at the beginning of class on the due date. You may present a draft of the assignment for feedback and corrections, up until the class before due date.
  • Late assignments will not be accepted unless the student has discussed an alternate deadline with the professor prior to the stated due date.
  • If an assignment has a failing grade, a supplemental assignment may be given at the instructor’s discretion, the final grade for the assignment being the average of the two grades.
  • Preparedness for class in the form of the completion of readings, non-hand-in assignments and analyses will be graded through the class participation grade.
  • No supplemental exams will be given.
COURSE OUTLINE:
  • V7 Chord
  • II7 and VII7 Chords
  • Other Diatonic 7th Chords
  • Secondary Dominant Functions,
  • Secondary Leading-Tone Functions
  • Modulations Using Diatonic Common Chords
  • Understanding Hymns (song forms)
  • Understanding Larger Forms
  • Hymn Project Consultations; Using MuseScore
  • In-class hymn presentations & discussion


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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