This enables you to study the basic structures and procedures underlying tonal music, through the analysis and understanding of formal divisions within major pieces from the western canon of music. Exercises in part-writing and analysis of music, are designed to stimulate the development of analytical thinking about music, and you are expected to demonstrate the use of appropriate analytical language, symbology and terminology. Theory studies may be from a classical or a jazz/rock theory perspective.
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Authorised by the Dean, Faculty of Arts
7 January, 2013