21M.301 | Spring 2005 | Undergraduate
Harmony and Counterpoint I
Course Description
In this subject we will study the basic harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the classical music of central Europe during the eighteenth century. Topics will include diatonic harmony, simple counterpoint in two parts, and tones of figuration. The coursework will combine composition, …
In this subject we will study the basic harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the classical music of central Europe during the eighteenth century. Topics will include diatonic harmony, simple counterpoint in two parts, and tones of figuration. The coursework will combine composition, listening, analysis, and work in sight-singing and keyboard musicianship.
Learning Resource Types
assignment Problem Sets
grading Exams with Solutions
group_work Projects with Examples
A black and white painting of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Image of Ludwig van Beethoven. (Image courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-13745 (b&w film copy neg.)].)