Non-tertian Chords Assignment Music Composition Assignments   William Wieland
Listening Component

Listen to the following compositions and try to determine the types of chords used. We will study scores in class.
  • Claude Debussy "La cathédrale engloutie" from Préludes (p. 15 of 29—It begins "Profondémente calme".)
  • Miles Davis "So What" from Kind of Blue
  • Aram Khatchaturian Toccata
Composition Component

Compose 3 pieces which we can listen to in class using secundal, quartal and quintal chords respectively.
If time

Study Voicings for Jazz Keyboard by Frank Mantooth.