University of South Carolina
School of Music

Music Theory II

Summer 2022

MUSC 116 | Blackboard | E-book

C O U R S E   M O D U L E S
1. MUSC 115 Review
(Ch. 1 & 3-7)
2. Diatonic Harmony &
Voice Leading (Ch. 17-23)
3. Sentences &
Periods (Ch. 35-36)
Harmony in
Pop/Rock Music
Student Resources

Harvard Dictionary

Grove Music Online

Naxos Music Library


Thanks for a great summer term!

Course Documents

  1. Summer 2022 Syllabus (pdf)
  2. Links for Students

Required Textbook

L. Poundie Burstein and Joseph N. Straus, A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony, 2nd ed.
(New York: Norton, 2020). {Table of Contents}

Course Materials

  1. Analysis
  2. Digital Anthology
  3. Elements of Part Writing
  4. Writing Projects
  5. Harmony in Pop/Rock Music

Online Resources

  1. Burstein/Straus, Concise 2/e, Digital Resources {Login}
  2. Music Theory Fundamentals Handouts
  3. Computer-Assisted Instruction
  4. Calculators


Adams, Ricci. 2022. ( Available online at: <>.

Alvira, José Rodríguez. 2022 Teoria. Available online: <>.

Burstein, L. Poundie and Joseph N. Straus. 2020. A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony, 2nd ed. New York: Norton. {Norton}

Feezell, Mark. 2010. Available online at: <>.

Gotham, Mark, Kyle Gullings, Chelsey Hamm, Bryn Hughes, Brian Jarvis, Megan Lavengood, and John Peterson. 2020. Open Music Theory, Version 2 (OMT2). Viva Press Publishing. Available online at: <>.

Hutchinson, Robert. 2017. Music Theory for the 21st Classroom. Available online at: <>.

Updated: July 21, 2022

Reginald Bain | University of South Carolina | School of Music