Theory and Practice of Tonal Music I


Elementary principles of tonal organization: diatonic chord progressions and figured bass, two-part elementary counterpoint, introduction to musical forms. Writing of chorale-style settings. Laboratory. Prerequisites: basic knowledge of musical notation and vocabulary, including scales, basic chords and intervals, key signatures, meter, and rhythm; or Music 161. Instructor: Kelley, Lindroth, Parkins, Rupprecht, Stoia, Supko, or Wynkoop


Students majoring or minoring in Music MUST complete the core requirements (MUS261, MUS361, MUS461, MUS255S, MUS256S, MUS257, MUS258) for a letter grade. S/U grading will NOT count toward the completion of the Music major or minor.

Curriculum Codes
  • ALP