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Harmony and Analysis 3 - MCGY2010

Year - 2020

Building on the fundamentals of counterpoint and chord function established in previous semesters, the emphasis here is placed upon developing an understanding of the larger-scale compositional strategies and structures of tonal music. Alongside the study of specific harmonic vocabulary, including leading-tone seventh chords, secondary dominants and modulation, two 18th-century genres are examined which epitomise the integration of contrapuntal and harmonic thinking: the chorale settings and fugues of J.S. Bach.

1 lecture,1 tutorial/wk

Assignments (50%), Examination (50%)

Gauldin, Robert. Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music. 2nd Ed NY: Norton, 2004. Gauldin, Robert. Workbook for Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music. 2nd Ed NY: Norton, 2004.




Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Musicology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Lewis Cornwell
HECS Band: 1
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