Form and Analysis
THY 221–222; 1 s.h./term
Beginning with the study of phrase structure, a survey of the principal musical forms of the baroque, classical, and romantic eras, with particular emphasis on the evolution of sonata form.
THY 301–302; 2 s.h./term
The analysis of tonal music through the study of its voice-leading structure. This course will examine works from different genres, including binary and song forms, as well as complete sonata movements.
THY 401*; 2 s.h./term
A survey of analytical techniques based on original methods of composition and separately produced perspectives. A wide range of works will be studied, from early pieces of “free atonality” and impressionism to music written in the past twenty years
Odd-numbered courses generally meet in the fall and even-numbered courses meet in the spring.
The designations "s.h." (semester hours) and "g.c." (graduate credits) indicate credit-hours given per term for undergraduate and graduate courses, respectively.
Yearlong, two-semester courses are designated by hyphenated course numbers. Students must successfully complete both semesters of required yearlong courses to satisfy the graduation requirement.
The symbol * indicates a course that is not offered every year.