BAIN MUSC 215 Music Theory III
University of South Carolina
School of Music

BAIN MUSC 215
Music Theory III

Fall 2021


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C O U R S E   M O D U L E S
1. Tonal Theory Review
2. Applied Chords (Ch. 25-26)
3. Modulation (Ch. 27-28)
4. Modal Mixture (Ch. 29)
5. The Neapolitan Sixth &
Augmented Sixth Chords
(Ch. 30-31)
Triangle icon Form (Ch. 37-39)
Student Resources

Free Peer Tutoring

Naxos Music Library


News

Mon., Nov. 31: Ternary & Rondo Forms

Reading

Ch. 37 Binary Form
Ch. 38 Ternary & Rondo Forms
Ch. 39 Sonata Form

Homework

See Daily Schedule (pdf) Updated icon

Required Textbook & Workbook

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

Course Documents

  1. Syllabus (pdf)
  2. Daily Schedule (pdf)
  3. Tonal Theory Review (pdf)
  4. Composition ProjectDue: Wed., Dec. 8, 11:59 pm
  5. Bibliography
  6. Links for Instructors 

Course Media

  1. Listening/Analysis
  2. Beyond Analysis
  3. Chapter Review Worksheets

 Music Theory Fundamentals Handouts

  1. Key Signatures (pdf)
  2. Embellishing Tones (pdf)
  3. Counterpoint Symbols (pdf)
  4. Chord Inversions (pdf)
  5. Figured Bass Symbols (pdf)
  6. Lead-Sheet Symbols (pdf)
  7. Roman Numerals (pdf)
  8. See also: BAIN MUSC 116 Handouts

Software

  1. Burstein/Straus, Concise 2/e Digital Resources
  2. Calculators
  3. Computer-Assisted Instruction (CAI)

References

Adams, Ricci. 2021. MusicTheory.net (MT.net). Available online at: <https://www.musictheory.net>.

Alvira, José Rodríguez. 2021. Teoria. Available online: <https://www.teoria.com>.

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

Feezell, Mark. 2010. LearnMusicTheory.net (LMT). Available online at: <http://learnmusictheory.net>.

Gotham, Mark, et al. 2020. Open Music Theory, Version 2 (OMT, v2). Viva Press Publishing. Available online at: <https://viva.pressbooks.pub/openmusictheory/>.

Hutchinson, Robert. 2017. Music Theory for the 21st Classroom. Available online at: <https://musictheory.pugetsound.edu/mt21c/MusicTheory.html>.


Updated: November 23, 2021

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