THEORY OF MUSIC – 3 4 0 0 4
CONCEPTS IN WESTERN CLASSICAL MUSIC II
This course will further deal with the concepts in Western Classical Music.
UNIT 1 12
Modes , Octatonic scale, Just intonation and Equal temperament, Augmented and ,Diminished Triads
UNIT 2 12
Inversion, Poly rhythm, Timbre, Overtones, Range (Vocal & instrumental)
UNIT 3 12
Theme and Variation, Minuet, Suite, Medley or chain form, Rondo form
UNIT 4 12
Dynamics Terms in German / Italian ,Accent /Larghetto /Largo Adagio /Andante
/Dolce,Crescendo / Decrescendo/Diminuendo,Forte / Fortissimo / Piano / Pianissimo,Molto vivace /Piu /Sempre /Sforzando
UNIT 5 12
Major Key study with #’s – E, B, ,Major Key study with flats–Ab,Db, ,Minor Key study with #’s
– F#, C#, Minor Key study with flats – C, F, Notation writing of all the keys E, B, Ab, Db, F#, C#, C, F and the Modes, Octatonic Scale, Augmented and Diminished Triads in Alto clef and Tenor clef.
At the end of this course the students will be able to,
CO-1: Understand modes and different temperaments
CO-2: Understand Inversion, Poly rhythm, Timbre and Overtones
CO-3: Understand various themes and variations of Western Classical Music
CO-4: Comprehend terminologies in German and Italian language used in Western Classical Music
CO-5: Notate Major keys and chords.
Fundamentals of Music, Raymond Elliott, 4th Ed 2009
Tip Basic Music Theory, Wise Publications, Hugo Pinksterdoer, 2007