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Jazz Theory I B 7.5 credits

Jazzteori I B
First cycle, K0012G
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Approved course Basic course music I A 10p.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
To give the student theoretical skills in jazz theory. These skills may benefit the student\'s ability to analyse music, arrange and improvise.

Diatonic harmonics
Principles in modern chord progression
Guide tone lines
Minor harmonics
Chord scales
Modal interchange
Organ point
Modal harmonics
Extended chords, hybride chords, poly chords

Group lessons (5-10 participants)
Individual supervising possible.

Two written major tasks to be handed in and accounted for.
Continuous handing-in and accounting for exercises and prescribed tasks.

The student must have shown a high level of musical ability in order to obtain the grade Pass with distinction. See the detailed instruction for the course!

Transition terms
Can not be combined with MUA425.

Harri Ihanus

Transition terms
The course K0012G is equal to MUA625

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2016 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
The literature will be decided at the start of the course.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Continuous examinationU G VG *6.00MandatoryA07
0002Final examinationU G VG *1.50MandatoryA07

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
The course is established by the School of Music 2006-03-03.

Last revised
by Bo Jonsson, Head of Department at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 17 Jun 2020