University of South Carolina
School of Music

Music Theory II

Summer 2019

MUSC 116 | E-book | Naxos | OnMusic

C O U R S E   M O D U L E S

MUSC 115 Review
(Ch. 1, 3, 6)

2. Diatonic Harmony &
Voice Leading (Ch. 17-24)

Sentences &
Periods (Ch. 35-36)

Harmony & Form (OMT)
Student Resources

OnMusic Dictionary

Grove/Oxford Dictionaries
Naxos Music Library


Thanks for a great semester!

Course Information

  1. Syllabus (pdf)
  2. Class Schedule (pdf)
  3. Links for Students

Required Textbook/Workbook

L. Poundie Burstein and Joseph N. Straus, A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony
(New York: Norton, 2015). {Table of Contents | Electronic Features}

Course Materials

  1. B/S Videos (Ch. 17-24)
  2. Computer-Assisted Instruction
  3. Topics

Online Resources

  1. Music Theory Fundamentals: Overview Handouts
  2. Check Your Own Work (CYOW)
  3. BAIN MUSC 215 Online Tonal Theory Resources


Adams, Ricci. ( Available online at: <>.

Alvira, José Rodríguez. Teoria. Available online: <>.

Burstein, L. Poundie and Joseph N. Straus. 2015. A Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony. New York: Norton. {Norton}

Gauldin, Robert. 2004. Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music, 2nd ed. New York: Norton. {GBd}

Kostka, Stefan and Dorothy Payne. 2008. Tonal Harmony, 6th ed. New York: McGraw Hill. {GBd}

Laitz, Steven. G. 2011. The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Tonal Theory, Analysis, and Listening, 2nd ed. New York: Oxford. {GBd}

Shaffer, Kris, Bryn Hughes, and Brian Moseley. 2014. OpenMusicTheory (OMT). Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. Available online at: <>.

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Updated: November 2, 2019

Reginald Bain | University of South Carolina | School of Music