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MU 241 Advanced Music Theory IV
Stolzel, Ingrid


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Course

MU 241 Advanced Music Theory IV

Semester

FA 2010 HO

Faculty

Stolzel, Ingrid

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

D.M.A.

E-Mail

ingrid.stolzel@park.edu

Web Page

http://www.ingridstolzel.com

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

3:50 - 5:05 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne, Tonal Harmony: With An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music, 6th ed. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008).

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Course Description:
MU241 Advanced Music Theory IV: A continuation of MU240, with a further study and analysis of modulation, altered chords, modes, chromaticism and devices used in contemporary music. Further studies will be applied to written, aural, and keyboard skills. Courses have a required laboratory session. Prerequisites: MU240 3:2:4

Class Assessment:
Grade distribution:
Homework/Projects 40%
Exams 40%
Participation and attendance 20%

In addition to homework and exams students are evaluated on their willingness and ability to regularly participate in class discussions and activities.

Grading:
Grading scale:
A 93 – 100
A- 90 – 92
B+ 87 – 89
B 83 – 86
B- 80 – 82
C+ 77 – 79
C 73 – 76
C- 70 – 72
D+ 67 – 69
D 60 – 69
F below 60


Late Submission of Course Materials:
NO LATE WORK will be accepted, unless approval from instructor prior to due date.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
MU 241 Advanced Music Theory IV
Class Outline

I.        Powers of Observation
          Structural Phenomena
   
II.       Structural Units
          Motive, Phrase, Subphrase,  Period, Double Period

III.      Structural Functions

IV.     Small Forms
          Binary, Ternary, Rounded Binary

V.      Large Forms
          Introduction to Sonata Form
          Rondo Form

VI.     Expanded Tonality

VII.    Modes and  Scales

VIII.   Analysis of Post-Tonal Music
           Set Theory and twelve-tone music


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Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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