MUSP4326 - Jazz Theory B


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course is based on Theory Jazz A and consists of an introduction to non-functional harmony and modal systems, work analysis, improvisational theory and technique, and analyses of improvisation in addition to composing and arranging. The subject is closely connected to the subject of aural training, and will to a great extent serve as a systematic way of making the student aware of the material and the processes at work in aural training. An emphasis is put upon the student's command of aural and musical aspects of the course.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • Has knowledge about organizing musical material in general, and aural training material in particular.


The candidate:

  • Can analyze music aurally.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures - 1.5 hours a week for 24 weeks.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction
  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

A compulsory practical or written assignment or task is given in between the lectures. The task/assignment will be approved in Blackboard or in the next lecture.The assignments are the grounds for passed/failed.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance Studies - Jazz (BMUSK)

Required previous knowledge

Requires passed MUSP4316 or equivalent course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUSK4420 7.5 AUTUMN 2024
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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