Musical Analysis Short Music Course



Music Analysis follows on from Music Literacy and has students delving deep into written scores. The short course aligns with many first semester university-level contemporary music theory programs and explores both harmonic and melodic aspects of contemporary music practice. An overview of the topics covered include the following
  • Scale-tone triads
  • Major and minor harmonic progressions
  • Roman numeral analysis
  • Diatonic and parallel relationships
  • Chord inversion and slash notation
  • Cadences
  • Modulation 
  • Melodic contour or shape
  • Definition of phrases and motives
  • Melodic permutations
Supplied Resources
A4 Manuscript pad
Required Resources
Computer with high-speed internet connection
Word processing software such as Microsoft Word or similar
Monthly intakes
6 months to complete your course