Music Theory III
PREREQUISITE: MUSIC-UA 201 AND MUSIC-UA 202 AND THE ABILITY TO READ MUSIC.
Analysis of music of the late 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, and the creation of imitative compositional models based on works studied as well as on principles acquired earlier in the sequence. Additional topics will include whole-tone and octatonic scale systems, atonality, serialism, and an introduction to post-modern and spectral techniques. Weekly lab sections are devoted to skills in musicianship and are required throughout the sequence.