The course is meant for students of music performance and musicology and is a sequel to “Fundamentals of Musical Styles and Forms I”. The two-year course is aimed at developing basic skills in writing, figured bass realization, model-based improvisation and analysis of works in various traditional tonal styles. Students will acquire a basic command of counterpoint and harmony as well as knowledge of musical forms. Special attention will be given to issues of analysis and interpretation and to creative perspectives on musical interpretation. In its second year, the course will focus on theory of musical forms and formal analysis, introduction to modal counterpoint and enhancement of the harmonic skills acquired during the course’s first year.