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MUSC 103 FA
Musc103 introduces students to musical material and design, using Western notation. Written exercises, sight singing, and dictation encourage students to develop theoretical understanding in tandem with aural perception
and performance skills. Introductory exercises in musical composition offer further opportunities to explore musical materials. The course begins with fundamentals: scale types, keys, intervals, and the notation of
and meter. It then moves on to chord construction, melodic writing, harmonic syntax, and the principles of part writing for four voices. The course draws on a range of genres and traditions including Western classical
folk, rock, jazz, and world musics. No background is necessary for the course, but students who have not previously worked with Western notation will need to devote extra time at the outset and throughout the course.
Kostka and Payne, TONAL HARMONY, fifth edition.
Kostka and Payne, WORKBOOK FOR TONAL HARMONY, fifth edition.
Ottman, MUSIC FOR SIGHTSINGING, sixth edition
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Attendance mandatory. There will be weekly homework assignments, quizzes, a midterm and final examination.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Students are required to attend a weekly
one-hour skills section between 9:00 and 1:00 on Friday.
All applicants for admission to the music major are required to have passed this course, or to be enrolled in
it, at the time of application.
Students considering the music major should take it at the earliest possible time.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Malin,Yonatan
- Times: .M.W... 08:30AM-09:50AM; Location: RHH003;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 60)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 10
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 10 SO: 20 FR: 20
- Curricular Renewal: Quantitative Reasoning
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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