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Music Theory 3
MUSIC THEORY 3
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 296 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Semester three of a three semester sequence focused on
compositional techniques of the 20th Century.
DESCRIPTION: Semester three of a three semester sequence focused on
compositional techniques of the 20th Century.
TOPICS: Beginning with Impressionism, the class moves through modality, serial and set techniques, and studies the work of some of the more significant composers of the 20th Century. Content and emphasis varies somewhat with each instructor.
OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to analyze and understand usage of the above compositional techniques in actual music, gaining the ability to apply this understanding to music studied on their own instruments. A second objective is development of a greater understanding of 20th Century music and composers.
REQUIREMENTS: Class meets three times weekly with frequent assignments of varying length, quizzes, analysis projects, composition projects and usually, three tests, depending on the focus of the instructor.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of first semester music theory and aural
skills classes. While second semester classes are not absolutely necessary, they are recommended and teacher permission should be obtained before taking this course before completion of semester two.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2002