The Key To Songs (MTH4419.01)

Nicholas Brooke

A seminar on advanced harmony, based on in-class analyses of a broad range of classical, pop, and jazz songs. Students will learn about chromaticism, pivot chords, modulation, and extended triadic harmonies, while composing songs in a variety of styles. Students must have a good knowledge of notation and harmony, be willing to tackle in-depth harmonic analyses and aural transcriptions, and be eager to compose and perform new songs.

Prerequisites: Previous theory/composition work; permission of instructor.
Credits: 4
M 10:10am - 12:00pm; Th 10:10am - 12:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 16
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 4000, Composition, All courses, Nick Brooke, Four Credit, Theory, and tagged , , , , , .