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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: TON1006 Module Title: HARMONY 1B
Module Provider: Music and Sound Recording Short Name: MU1.HARM(B)
Level: HE1 Module Co-ordinator: BROWNING SR Mr (Music Record)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability

Autumn Semester

Assessment Pattern

 Coursework (100% of total assessment)

3 harmony exercises to be completed outside class.


Module Overview
None for BMus (Tonmeister) students
Module Aims

To develop your understanding of common-practice harmony.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
  • Describe the principles of harmonic structuring in representative small-scale examples from the Baroque, Classical, and early Romantic periods
  • compose small-scale pastiche pieces in the styles of the above periods.
Module Content
  • analysis of Baroque and Classical music in chamber-music genres; 
  • completion of exercises in pastiche composition, drawing on the knowledge gained in such analyses.
Methods of Teaching/Learning

10 one-hour group tutorials.  Demonstrations by the tutor will prepare the ground for group and individual work in class.  Unassessed coursework will be set in preparation for assessed coursework.

Selected Texts/Journals
The dynamics of Harmony – George Pratt – OUP
Harmonic practice in tonal music – Robert Gauldin – W W Norton
Harmony in action – David Tunley – faber & faber
Conterpoint in composition – Felix Salzer & Carl Schachter – Columbia Uni Press
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