Music Theory 1

Course Code: MUS 1018

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course introduces students to the theory and application of jazz and contemporary music. Students learn to write and identify elements of music notation including calligraphy skills, symbolization, time signatures, key signatures, intervals, scales, and chord structures. Students analyze melody, harmony and rhythm, and the interaction of these elements in jazz and contemporary music repertoire, through the lens of major scale harmony.