MUSIC 203 Counterpoint
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
Two-part counterpoint based on styles developed in the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, beginning with the five species, followed by canon and invention. Invertible counterpoint.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 102 Theory IV or permission of the instructor.
Ninth chords and altered chords; modulation to distant keys; 20th century harmonic and melodic styles; introduction of new scale patterns; introduction to serial techniques of composition; and writing and singing applicable to later developments of harmony and melody.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 101 Theory III or permission of the instructor.