JAZZ 130 Theory of Tonal Music and Jazz I




This course introduces students to the fundamental materials and syntax of tonal music including notation by hand and with computer software. Students will learn to: construct major and minor scales and diatonic modes; build intervals, triads and seventh chords; analyze triads and seventh chords using jazz chord symbols, roman numerals and figured bass; compose simple harmonic progressions and melodies; analyze and write four-part chorales.


JAZZ 184 as a pre- or co-requisite

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

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