21M.302 | Spring 2005 | Undergraduate
Harmony and Counterpoint II

Calendar

This course has two weekly labs, a one-hour sight-singing lab and a one-hour piano lab, which are not listed within the course calendar.

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES

Unit One: Review of Fundamentals

1

Welcome-Ritual Reading of the Syllabus-Overview

Review of Chord Construction, Figured Bass, and Part-Writing

 

2

Review of Four-part Writing (cont.)

Assignment 1 (Long Exercise in Four-part Writing)

Practice Quiz (C, a, G, e, F, d)

 

3

Review of Two-part Counterpoint

Assignment 2 (Short Exercise in Four-part Writing)

Quiz 1 (C, a, G, e, F, d)

 

4

Review of Diatonic Harmony, Cadences, Binary Form

Assignment 3 (Long Exercise in Two-part Writing)

 

5

Review of Melodic Figuration

Assignment 4 (Short Exercise in Harmony and Voice-Leading)

Quiz 2 (D, b, Bb, g)

Report demo 1

6

Review of Rhythmic Figuration

Assignment 5 (Long Exercise in Harmony and Voice-Leading)

Report demo 2

7

Review of Diatonic Modulation

Assignment 6 (Short Exercise in Harmony and Voice-Leading)

Quiz 3 (A, f#, Eb, c)

Report demo 3

8

Test 1 (Diatonic Voice-Leading, Harmony, and Figuration)

 

Unit Two: Elementary Chromatic Harmony

9

Introduction to Leading-Tone Seventh Chords

Assignment 7 (Analytic Exercise)

Quiz 4 (E, c#, Ab, f)

Reports on Mozart, “Ah, vous dirai-je Maman” variations

10

Applied Leading-tone Seventh Chords

Complete draft of theme

Reports on Mozart, “Ah, vous dirai-je Maman” variations

11

Workshop Discussion of Theme Drafts

Introduction to the Flat Supertonic (Neapolitan)

Assignment 8 (viio7 and applied viio7)

Quiz 5 (viio7 in all Keys)

Reports on Haydn, Arietta in Eb variations

12

Introduction to Chords of the Augmented Sixth

Revised draft of theme

Reports on Haydn, Arietta in Eb variations

13

Workshop Discussion of Revised Themes

Introduction to Mode Mixture

Assignment 9 (Flat Supertonic and Chords of the Augmented Sixth)

Quiz 6 (ii6, iio6, and bII6 , in all Keys)

Reports on Haydn, Arietta in Eb variations

14

Complete Draft of Variation(s), Featuring Melodic Figuration

Reports on Mozart, “Dieu d’Amour” variations

15

Workshop Discussion of Variations Featuring Melodic Figuration

Assignment 10 (Mode Mixture)

Quiz 7 (vi, \[b\]VI, and Chords of the Augmented Sixth, in all Keys)

Reports on Mozart, “Dieu d’Amour” variations

16

Test 2 (Elementary Chromatic Harmony)

 

Unit Three: Chromatic Modulation

17

Workshop Discussion of Variations Featuring Melodic Figuration

Assignment 11 (Chromatic Harmony)

Quiz 8 (A, Ab, a, Bb, b, Including Chromatic Harmony)

Reports on Beethoven, “God save the King” variations

18

Complete Draft of Variation(s), Featuring Rhythmic Figuration

Reports on Beethoven, “God save the King” variations

19

Workshop Discussion of Variations Featuring Rhythmic Figuration

Assignment 12 (Chromatic Harmony)

Quiz 9 (C, c, c#, D, d, Including Chromatic Harmony)

Reports on Haydn, Andante in f variations

20

Complete Draft of Variation(s), in the Parallel Mode

 

21

Workshop Discussion of Variations in the Parallel Mode

Assignment 13 (Chromatic Modulation)

Reports on Haydn, Andante in f variations

Deadline for final projects after 3 days

22

Assignment 14 (Chromatic Modulation)

Reports on Beethoven, “Rule, Brittania” variations

23

Assignment 15 (Chromatic Modulation)

Quiz 10 (E, Eb, e, F, f, f#, G, g)

Reports on Beethoven, “Rule, Brittania” variations

24

Performances of Final Projects

Assignment 16 (Chromatic Harmony)

 

25

Performances of Final Projects (cont.)

 
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Spring 2005
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assignment Problem Sets
grading Exams
group_work Projects with Examples