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MUS 137 - Musicianship Skills 1

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Co-requisites: MUS 128  recommended

This is an introductory course designed to develop students’ aural music theory skills. It includes identification of scales, intervals, triads and rhythmic patterns; sight singing in treble and bass clefs; and melodic and rhythmic dictation. The course material covers major and minor modes, as well as rhythm patterns in simple meters.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify scales, intervals, triads and rhythm patterns presented aurally.
  2. Sing major and minor scales.
  3. Sing melodic intervals.
  4. Interpret music in the treble and bass clefs while sight singing melodies.
  5. Interpret sound patterns presented aurally while taking melodic and rhythmic dictation in simple meters.
Listed Topics
  1. Treble and bass clefs
  2. Scales, keys and intervals
  3. Major and minor modes
  4. Triads
  5. Rhythm
  6. Simple meters
  7. Melodic and rhythmic dictation
Reference Materials
Textbook, CDs, sheet music, internet
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/15/2014

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