Aug 15, 2020  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 303 - Form and Analytical Techniques

(3 cr) A multi-partite course segmented into sessions of study examining the following: 1) Pre-Classic era through Romantic era formal paradigms and their evolution; 2) a survey of pre-tonal contrapuntal techniques and the development of Baroque contrapuntal design; 3) an introduction to the principal axioms of reductive analysis, exemplified by the works of the theorist Heinrich Schenker and his followers; and 4) a primer in the analytical heuristics of post-tonal (set) theory. Prerequisites: Declared music major or music minor and successful completion of MUSC 103 , MUSC 104 , MUSC 105 , MUSC 106 , MUSC 203 , MUSC 204 , MUSC 205 , and MUSC 206 



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