MUS 101/102 Theory of Music (3, 3)

Understanding of the elements of music, directed toward intelligent and authoritative performance, as well as creative writing in music composition. Includes fundamentals of music, diatonic partwriting, and analysis. Final project in MUS 102 is an original composition using the principles studied. Recommend taking concurrently with MUS 151/152. Required of all music majors and open to all students with permission of instructor. Students must be able to read music fluently in at least one clef before enrolling in this course. MUS 101 is a prerequisite for MUS 102.

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