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MUS. 134 Harmony IV

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

A continuation of the study of chromatic harmony (including chromatic mediants, altered dominants, 9th, 11th, and 13th chords, and enharmonic reinterpretation and modulation) as well as an exploration of 20th century trends and the gradual dissolution of tonality. Explore topics such as new scale and tonal structures, advanced approaches to meter and rhythm, atonality and set theory. Concurrent enrollment in MUS. 114 strongly recommended for music majors.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MUS. 133
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: MUS 150