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Intermediate Level

Students should complete "Developing Your Musicianship" and Musicianship: chord Charts, Diatonic Chords, and Minor Keys" before enrolling.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Describe Chord tensions and their role

  • Describe The concept of Harmonic Function

  • Aurally identify chord progressions and chord qualities

  • Identify Modal Interchange chords in a composition

Skills you will gain

PianoMusicPerformanceMusic compositionMusic theory

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Intermediate Level

Students should complete "Developing Your Musicianship" and Musicianship: chord Charts, Diatonic Chords, and Minor Keys" before enrolling.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Berklee College of Music

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to Musicianship: Harmonic Function, Modal Interchange, and Tensions

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
5 readings
A Note From George5m
Connect with Your Classmates!5m
Join the Discussion!10m
Course Resources5m
Earn A Course Certificate5m
1 practice exercise
What Are Your Goals?30m
3 hours to complete

Lesson 1

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Eb Major and Chord Tensions8m
Harmonic Function4m
Ear Training Practice with Chords6m
Ear Training Practice with Chord Progressions5m
Lesson Review and Practice for the Week3m
3 readings
Lesson 1 Study Guide30m
Join Your Study Group10m
Check Your Work: Write Diatonic Chords in the Key of Eb Major and C minor10m
1 practice exercise
Eb Major and Tensions30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Lesson 2

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The II- V I Progression5m
The Diminished 7th Chord3m
Ear Training Practice8m
Lesson Review and Practice for the Week4m
3 readings
Lesson 2 Study Guide10m
Join Your Study Group10m
Check Your Work: Write Chord Progression in the Key of Eb Major10m
1 practice exercise
The II- V I Progression and Tensions30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Lesson 3

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Modal Interchange5m
Key of D Major and the bVI bVII I Progression6m
Ear Training Practice7m
Lesson Review and Practice for the Week2m
3 readings
Lesson 3 Study Guide10m
Join Your Study Group10m
Check Your Work: Write in the key of D Major and B Minor10m
1 practice exercise
D Major and Modal Interchange30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Lesson 4

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 29 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Suspended Chords3m
Preparing For Your Final Project - Part 12m
Preparing For Your Final Project - Part 27m
Ear Training Practice7m
Write a 16-Measure Song1m
Giving and Receiving Feedback1m
Congratulations!1m
4 readings
Lesson 4 Study Guide10m
Join Your Study Group10m
How to Record Yourself for Your Project5m
Advancing Your Knowledge and Skill10m
1 practice exercise
Chords30m

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