MUSI 011.01. Harmony, Counterpoint, and Form 1
This course will provide an introduction to tonal harmony and counterpoint, largely as practiced in 18th- and 19th-century Europe. Topics include simple counterpoint in 2 parts, harmonization of soprano and bass lines in four-part textures, systematic study of common diatonic harmonies, features of melody and phrase, and the Blues.
All MUSI 011 students must register for an appropriate level of MUSI 040A for 0 or 0.5 credit. Keyboard skills lessons may also be required for some students.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of traditional notation and major and minor scales; ability to play or sing at sight simple lines in treble and bass clef.
Fall 2020. Blasina.
Fall 2021. Kochavi.
Catalog chapter: Music and Dance: Music
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/music
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