NYU Steinhardt

Review of Tonal Theory I

  • Course Number: MPATC-GE 2230
  • Hours: 42
  • Units: 1
  • Description: This course will review & extend the material covered in a standard undergraduate music theory sequence, from the phrase model through elements of tonal counterpoint & chromaticism to a study of large-scale forms. The focus will be on the Western European tonal tradition of the 18th & 19th centuries, with excursions into 20th century repertories as appropriate. Lectures will consider the pedagogy of music theory as well as a range of theoretical viewpoints. Weekly problem sets & analytical assignments will reinforce the class content.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2230