Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.
An in-depth exploration into the basic structures of tonal music and how these elements intertwine. Topics include meter, scales, keys, intervals and triads, transposition, phrase structure, Roman numeral analysis, and an introduction to voice leading in 4 parts. Assignments focus on building solid written skills, contextual analysis of classical and popular music, and creative composition. Concurrent enrollment in MUS. 111 is strongly recommended for music majors.