Theory 1B
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Composition/Theory
Course Number: JCTH 1102
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Musical Analysis
  • Musical Notation
Begins where Theory 1A left off. This course introduces basic chromatic harmony (secondary dominant and diminished chords, tonicization and modulation). Continuing detailed study of voice-leading concepts and harmonic function. Continuing melodic function: repetititon, variation, and sequence. Introduction of chord extensions and basic harmonic substitution.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Theory 1A or placement.


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to Jazz students.


Open to Undergraduate students.