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MUSI 258B Music Theory IV

4 hours lecture, 4 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a continuation of 258A. It includes a detailed structural analysis and study of compositional techniques in the music of the 19th and 20th centuries. The emphasis is on the study of the new resources that emerged in the music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries including non-functional harmony, polytonality, atonality and serial techniques; analysis pf music by Wagner, Debussy, Stavinsky and Schoenberg. This course is designed for the student pursuing music as a major or for the student interested in enhancing technical knowledge of music.

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