Theory I
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Mannes College The New School for Music
Department: Techniques of Music
Course Number: CATM 1103
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Music
  • Music History, Theory & Criticism
  • Musical Analysis
Intensive study of the fundamental materials and procedures of tonal music. Writing of harmonic progressions and setting of melodies and figured basses using triads and seventh chords and their inversions. Two-part counterpoint in all five species. Introduction to chromaticism, applied dominant relationships, modulation, and tones of figuration. Emphasis on the linear origin of many chord successions.
Course Open to: Majors Only


Open to Mannes School of Music students.


Open to Mannes College students.