|COURSE NUMBER:||MUSI 466|
|COURSE TITLE:||Analysis of Tonal Music|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Eila Peterson|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||Advanced study of tonal harmony includes basic Schenkerian linear
analysis, interworking of text and tonality, sonata-allegro form and
tonality of the late nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries.
Prerequisites: MUSI 316
Students with credit in MUSI 366 cannot receive credit in MUSI 466
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OUTLINE:||Unit 1: Introduction to Schenkerian Linear Analysis|
Basic principles of Heinrich Schenker’s approach to tonal music are studied. Elementary sketching techniques are developed. Repertoire will be drawn largely from the Baroque and Classic periods. Chapters 1-5 of Analysis of Tonal Music will be the foundation.
The interaction of text and tonal music in the lied, or artsong, is studied from a variety of interpretive stances, including Schenkerian. Repertoire will be drawn from the songs of the Romantic period.
A Schenkerian study of selected sonata-allegro movements. Chapters 10 and 11 of Tonal Analysis will be our guide.
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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