Music Theory I

PREREQUISITE: THE ABILITY TO READ MUSIC.

MUSIC MAJOR DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENT Students study principles of tonal music composition including 18th- and 19th- century harmonic, formal, and contrapuntal practices. Exercises in four-part voice-leading and species counterpoint are supplemented by analyses of excerpts of music from around the world and from a variety of genres including concert and popular music. Weekly lab sections are devoted to skills in musicianship and are required throughout the sequence. Student must register for RCT Section 002 or 003. 2. All students must pass an entrance test in order to remain enrolled in this class. Please reach out to fas.music@nyu.edu for more information and to sign up for the test.

Students study principles of tonal music composition including 18th and 19th century harmonic, formal, and contrapuntal practices. Exercises in four-part voice-leading and species counterpoint are supplemented by analyses of music from around the world and from a variety of genres, including concert and popular music. Weekly lab sections are devoted to skills in musicianship and are required throughout the sequence.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Spring 2022

1
Elizabeth Hoffman
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM SILV 218
1
Konstantine Vlasis
W: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM SILV 220
1
Konstantine Vlasis
M: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM SILV 218

Fall 2022

1
Cheng Jin Koh
M: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM; W: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM SILV 218
1
Elizabeth Hoffman
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM SILV 218