Continuation of techniques established in Theory and Musicianship I. Explores chromatic harmony in music of composers from Beethoven to Rachmaninoff. Concepts will be developed through analysis and model composition. Assignments will include the composition of pieces in the styles of these composers as well as several papers. Musicianship skills will include sight singing, clef reading, harmonic dictation and keyboard harmony.
In a two-part post, the Penn Gazette Arts and Culture blog features music listening suggestions from various staff and faculty at the Music Department. Both Part 1 and Part 2 highlight some new and interesting summer listening suggestions.