Music Theory 2 is the continuation of Music Theory 1 course. In this course, the student will learn the grammar, Concept, and science of writing Triads and Chords. Ear training lessons to identify different kinds of triads and chords. The student will gain immense knowledge of using chords as an accompaniment for a melody and also learns to write tunes using chord tones. After the successful completion of this course, the student will be ready to take Music Theory 3 course.
Major, Minor, Augmented and Diminished Triads.
Writing chord symbols and Roman numerals.
Root, 1st, 2nd and 3rd inversions of triads.
Closed position and Open position chord writing.
Dominant 7th chords and its application.
Minor 7th chords and its application.
Diminished seventh chords and its application.
Half Diminished seventh chords and its application.
how to Write different kinds of accompaniment for a melody.
The concept of voice leading.
Similar, Contrary and Oblique motions.
Learning to Write Melodic sequence.
The Technique of Writing a melody using Chord tones.
The student must have completed the Music Theory 1 Course.
Berklee Music Theory 2 by Paul Schmeling, Berklee Press.
A Handbook of Musical Knowledge by James Murray Brown.
Weekly two classes and each class is one hour.
Duration of the course is three months.