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MUS 138 - Musicianship Skills 2


Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: MUS 137  
Co-requisites: MUS 129  recommended

Description
This course builds upon the aural music theory skills developed in Musicianship Skills 1. It includes identification of intervals, triads and seventh chords; sight singing in treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs; and melodic and rhythmic dictation in simple and compound meters. The course material covers major and minor modes, as well as simple and compound meters.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the quality of triads and seventh chords presented aurally.
  2. Sing triads and seventh chords.
  3. Improvise rhythm patterns in simple and compound meters.
  4. Interpret music in the treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs while sight singing melodies.
  5. Interpret sound patterns presented aurally while taking melodic and rhythmic dictation in simple and compound meters.
Listed Topics
  1. Treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs
  2. Intervals, triads and seventh chords
  3. Rhythmic improvisation
  4. Simple and compound meters
  5. Melodic and rhythmic dictation
Reference Materials
Textbook, CDs, sheet music, internet
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/15/2014


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