MUSC 3237 Theory III: Modern and Contemporary Studies

4 hours; 4 credits

Exploration of music of the modern and contemporary eras through analysis of relevant works and compositional exercises. Topics include modal, tonal, octatonic, and whole-tone collections; new metric and rhythmic resources; polytonality; set-class analysis; 12-tone music; aleatory; phase techniques; and new timbral and electronic resources. May be retaken only once if not passed the first time.

Prerequisite: Music 3236 (or 7.3 or 3233) with a C or better; and also 3213 and 3222 or 3223; or placement examination. Corequisite: Music 3213 and 3223 or 3224.

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