Jun 05, 2023
MUS 144 - Theory 1
Basic theoretical concepts dealing with fundamental elements of common-practice period melody, harmony, and rhythm. This course is the first in the six-course harmony sequence. Courses must be taken in sequence.
Prerequisite: online fundamental exam with 75% or higher, or successful completion of the online fundamental course. Co-requisite: MUS 152A.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Apply fundamental concepts through written comprehension of clefs, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, and seventh chords.
- Demonstrate the fundamentals of harmonic function and progression.
- Identify a variety of written rhythmic patterns.
- Write major and minor scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords, and apply written solfege to short tonal excerpts.
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