Jun 18, 2018  
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THMUS 411 — Theory IV: At Tonality’s Edge

3 credits
Spring
Faculty

Prerequisite: THMUS 311 . The course examines later 19th- and early 20th-century trends that contributed to the breakdown of traditional tonality around 1900, and the ensuing rise of new tonalities. An ongoing theme in this course is developing a working definition of “tonality” and the tension between harmonic and contrapuntal aspects of music.



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