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Coursera: Approaching Music Theory: Melodic Forms and Simple Harmony

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22 hour 22 hours
Intermediate
English
Course teacher: Marc Lowenstein

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Lines, Shapes, and Simple Modes

Simplicity, Repetition, and Change

Combining Pitches: Consonance and Dissonance

Cadences and Basic Harmonic Function


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This course is about how music works. It is about the relationship between the technical and aesthetic details of music. It is also about how developing a meaningful theoretical vocabulary can help you think and talk about musical style.

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Analyze the relationship between the technical details and aesthetics of music.

About the instructor

Marc Lowenstein

Organizing operas in limousines and train stations, writing operas in the spirit of Bugs Bunny, singing whispering premieres, teaching young songwriters that it's really Bartok who brings the baby back, Marc Lowenstein has a rich, vibrant and eclectic career. Marc is the founding Music Director of the Industry, Los Angeles’ groundbreaking and widely acclaimed experimental opera company. With the Los Angeles Philharmonic he recently conducted the premiere of his and Yuval Sharon’s new performing edition of Lou Harrison’s fantastically colorful Young Caesar

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22 hour 22 hours
Intermediate
English
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